Why did Kealia Wetlands turn Pink?

The current drought combined with excessive water diversions from the 3+ streams feeding into Kealia Pond has starved the wetlands of fresh water. The remaining water has turned hyper-saline. In addition to […]

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Six Main Styles of Hawaiian Fishponds

Six Main Styles of Hawaiian Fishponds. A fishpond symbolized a rich ahupua‘a (major land division), which reflected favorably on the ali‘i as well as on the people living in the ahupua‘a. There […]

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Limu needs groundwater to thrive

In Hawaiʻi, there are approximately one hundred names for kinds of limu, sixty of which can be matched with scientific names. Hundreds of species of marine algae were once found in Hawaiʻi. […]

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Wetlands reawakening after rain

Different Types of Wetlands

There are many different types of wetlands, they are varied and diverse, and many types are specific to their areas. In Hawaii, we have our own types of wetlands many of which […]

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