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Free preparedness guidebook available for boaters

MEDIA RELEASE In Hawaii, being the only island state completely surrounded by water and 2,500 miles from the nearest continental landmass, residents are keenly aware of the potential for widespread destruction caused by severe coastal storms. Ideally, we have prepared our homes and have our emergency preparedness kits ready. As a boat owner, do you […]

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Hawaii's false killer whales at risk

Hawaii’s false killer whales at risk

(Photo by Dan McSweeney/Courtesy of www.cascadiaresearch.org) MEDIA RELEASE When: April 21, 2009 6:30-8:30 p.m. Where: Kealakehe High School Library (Kona) Did you know that there are false killer whales in Hawaii? In fact, they are truly Hawaiian false killer whales, the only known island-associated and genetically isolated population of this species anywhere in the world. […]

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