Hawaii

Invasive parakeets threaten Hawaii’s ecosystem

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Rose-ringed parakeets have multiplied by the thousands on the Hawaiian island of Kauai since the 1960s, when a few parakeets kept as pets escaped. The birds have since caused problems by damaging native plants and farm crops. Continue reading

After statewide efforts, Hawaii sees homelessness rate decrease

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Despite its relatively small population and land area, Hawaii has one of the highest rates of per-capita homelessness in the United States. Homelessness affects about 505 out of every 100,000 people there. Continue reading

In Maui, balancing school safety and the outdoors

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How can schools keep students safe? Administrators grapple with that question at Maui High School, where an open building plan makes it difficult to ensure a secure campus. Continue reading

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