Manti Te'o learned football, life lessons in La'ie

Football analysts and fans of the sport spend a lot of time focusing on the things that make Punahou graduate and Notre Dame linebacker Manti Teo's great, but there is one man on Oahu's North Shore who sees things a little differently.

Na Hoku Festival Week on Sunrise

Ka'ala Farm teaches lessons taught centuries ago

Aquarium comes up with unique way to save coral reefs

Aquarium comes up with unique way to save coral reefs

Going green with restaurant waste

Volunteer group working to protect Hawaiian sea turtles

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Dept. of Transportation looks to native plants to beautify freeway hillsides

More brides and grooms opting to exchange earth-friendly vows

Hawaii scuba instructor finds plastic clogging Pacific

Cooling off Hawaii's State Capitol will save tax dollars

Maui mayor driving force behind green program

Oahu auto body shops go green

Keiki go green with art project

Hawaii keiki learn how to go green before even entering pre-school. Gigi and her mom paint a pink kite they put together out of ...

City green waste program growing on Oahu

Every week, the City and County of Honolulu collects tons of green waste around Oahu. At the crack of dawn they rev-up and...

Hawaii students bring home prize for science

Two teams from St. Andrew's Priory recently returned from the International Science and Engineering Fair in Reno, Nevada. One of...

Honolulu Zoo goes green

The Honolulu Zoo is sending a strong message. They're joining the fight, to help save the environment and they're doing it in places, you might ...

Preserving the Alae Ula

Derelict fishing nets are turned into electricity

Derelict fishing nets are put to good use

Use worms to recycle and reap the rewards

Hawaii solar farm is first of its kind in the world

Damien students grow plants without dirt

Island plants can create colorful Easter eggs

Students from Sunset Beach Christian School are learning how to use traditional dyes from island ...

Class learns to make earth-friendly soap

Go green this spring by making soap using products found in nature. Leaves, flowers, and herbs. All found at the botanical...

Recording studio powered up with sun's energy

Nestled along the beautiful mountains on the Valley Isle lies an effort by a world-class producer to keep that beauty in tact. In this Earth...

Dumpster diving for the environment

The United States Coast Guard is looking at ways to go green and that includes analyzing their trash. College interns put on their...

Students take a virtual field trip underwater

High school students from Myron B. Thompson Academy learn about Hawaii's endangered coral reefs using cutting edge technology. Take a virtual...

Coast Guard exchange going green

The Coast Guard Base exchange is conserving energy and eliminating waste this March. Paper or plastic? It's a question no longer being asked at...

Nothing goes to waste at Honolulu Zoo

The Honolulu Zoo isn't letting anything go to waste. In this Earth and Sea project report, the interesting way zookeepers are using their biggest animals to...

Popular class builds environmental awareness on Kaneohe Bay

It is one of the most popular classes at Windward Community college. On board the Honu Kai, they head out to sea for a lesson in environmental...

Growing interest in Oahu's gardens

With leaner times for many in the islands, hundreds of Oahu residents have found a way to get food without paying for it. And this is turning into a...

Keiki learn to save Maunalua Bay

More efforts are underway to help restore Maunalua Bay on Oahu. Fourth and fifth graders learn to make an environmental difference. Nine-year-old...

Damien Memorial School students feel a bit cooler

KALIHI (KHNL) - Damien Memorial School students feel a bit cooler nowadays. New additions to their ...

Worries over wastewater in our ocean

HONOLULU (KHNL) - Oahu's wastewater treatment centers have been discharging their final product ...

Authors seek to protect the controversial coqui frog

HILO, Hawaii (KHNL) - The coqui tree frog population continues to grow at a rapid rate in the islands. Years ago, they were brought to Hawaii by mistake from...

Resort on Lanai caters to natural architecture

MANELE BAY, Lanai (KHNL) - On the island of Lanai, there is a relationship between the resorts and the surrounding landscape.  The Four Seasons Resort at ...

Scientists share knowledge of the sea with Lanai students

LANAI (KHNL) - Marine biologists get a first-hand look at Lanai's Manele Bay marine conservation district. What they learn, will be passed on, to keep the bay and...

Hawaii company goes green with fleet of electric cars

HONOLULU (KHNL) - One of Hawaii's natural stone companies finds a unique way to protect the environment. It replaces its gas-powered vehicles with a fleet of...

Shoppers going green this holiday shopping season

HONOLULU (KHNL) - Shoppers, expect to see more green over the holidays. More environmentally friendly products are attracting attention. Going green is...

Lanai students use new technology to map out ancient Hawaiian village

LANAI (KHNL) - In this Earth and Sea Project report we return to the island of Lanai where students use new age technology, to map out an ancient ...

Proposal to use natural resources on Lanai has residents talking

LANAI (KHNL) - Calling it "historical and transformational", Governor Linda Lingle recently announced plans to help fast track the state's renewable energy goals. As...

Nature Conservancy uses high-tech plane to eliminate invasive weeds

LIHUE, Kauai (KHNL) - It's a new breakthrough to help kill off invasive weeds in Hawaii. In this Earth and Sea Project report, the Nature Conservancy is testing a camera...

Native plants down to the last stem

MANOA (KHNL) - To some, hawaii is known as the "Endangered Species Capitol of the World." That's because so many animals and plants here have...

Waikiki Aquarium unveils new partnership

WAIKIKI (KHNL) - It's known as a place for viewing wildlife in our waters, but Sunday evening, a new partnership was unveiled at the Waikiki Aquarium. The National Marine...

More businesses rely on solar power

WAIPIO (KHNL) - It's a growing trend for businesses across Oahu. Solar panels are taking over more ...

Scientists use 'EAR' device to hear undersea creatures

HONOLULU (KHNL) - From scales to tails, we know what sea creatures look like. But how many of us can actually say, we've heard the sounds they make? These are the sounds...

Green sea turtles find new home

MAKAPUU (KHNL) - Hawaii's wild green sea turtle population got a little larger today. a group of them were released from captivity...

Scientists at UH take a closer look at bad microbes in Hawaiian waters

WAIKIKI (KHNL) - Did you know, invisible dangers lurk in Hawaii's air, land and water? In this Earth and Sea Project report, we zero in on bad microbes. From a distance...

Hawaii's sea green turtle ready to experience life in the wild

WAIMANALO (KHNL) - Hawaii's green sea turtle population is about to get a boost. After being bred in captivity, Sea Life Park will release five of the endangered animals...

Healthy sea asparagus thrives on Oahu's North Shore

KAHUKU (KHNL) - A super sea crop is sprouting up on Oahu's North Shore. Scientists are working with the University of Hawaii, using marine agriculture to spread...

Volunteers help provide safe haven for wedgetail shearwaters on Molokai

MOLOKAI (KHNL) - From four nests a decade ago to more than four hundred today, Molokai's Mo'omomi preserve is home to a thriving colony of...

Tiny organisms play big role in healthier lifestyle

WAIKIKI (KHNL) - In this Earth and Sea Project report, we zero in on something so small, you can't see them with the naked eye. But they do a world of good. And they...

Big Island launches new sustainable travel Web site

HILO, Big Island (KHNL) - Our Hawaiian Islands attract thousands of visitors each year, eager to explore the natural wonders here. Because of the fragile ecosystem, the bureau...

Iao Valley in Maui: A walk with nature

MAUI (KHNL) - Iao Valley on Maui is one of Hawaii's most visited natural attractions. Each year, three fourth's of...

Marine mattresses going green

HONOLULU (KHNL) - Troops at the Kaneohe Marine Corps base are stepping up their effort to help preserve the environment, one bed at a time. Old mattresses find new life...

Earth-friendly way to dispose unwanted electronics

MANOA (KHNL) - Have old typewriters, cell phones or computer hard drives sitting around the house? It's time to dust them off. There's an earth-friendly way to ...

Endangered birds to take flight in native environment

KONA (KHNL) - Some endangered birds will soon be taking flight once again in their native environment and they will do so thanks in part to...

Hawaii students take healthier route to school

NIU VALLEY (KHNL) - Millions of kids took a healthier route to school as part of International Walk to School Day. About 100 students, teachers and parents, from...

Mom teaches her kids how to save the environment

HONOLULU (KHNL) - In this Earth and Sea Report, we find out how children can play a role in going green and we tell you the five simple steps you can take, to help....

Top leaders share concern for our oceans

KONA COAST, Hawaii (KHNL) - Five leaders speak out on the health of our planet's oceans. Differing views, but shared concern from governors of two island territories and...

Some say efforts to rescue Hawaii's native seabirds too costly

LIHUE, Kauai (KHNL) - While there are many who feel efforts to rescue Newell's shearwaters are worth it, some feel it's too costly, especially when the seabirds crash...

Efforts underway to keep Hawaii's native seabird from extinction

KAPAHI (KHNL) - They're a native seabird to Hawaii, but they've been disappearing at an alarming rate, which has forced the Newell's Shearwaters to become...

Homeowners required to farm on new Kauai agri-real estate

KEALIA, Kauai (KHNL) - The next time you drive by Kealia Beach on the northeastern shore line of the Garden Isle, look for "Kealanani" across the street. Formerly the...

Partnership preserve delicate plant balance in Hawaii's native forests

KOOLAU MOUNTAINS (KHNL) - It takes 25 years to produce just one glass of drinking water. The Koolau Mountain's watershed, that forms Oahu's windward coast, produces...

Shipwrecks discovered at Papahanaumokuakea

PAPAHANAUMOKUAKEA (KHNL) - A long trip out to sea ends with exciting discoveries in the remote ...

Kahoolawe blossoming back to life under volunteers' care

KAHOOLAWE (KHNL) - Much of Kahoolawe has not been touched since the military cleanup, leaving it raw and rugged. But some areas, under constant care, are...

Kahoolawe slowly healing from scars of war

KAHOOLAWE, Maui (KHNL) - For many, Kahoolawe's history may be a mystery. It was once an island prison and ranchers failed a number of times to tame its...

World renowned scientist dives into Kaneohe Bay

COCONUT ISLAND (KHNL) - This exclusive Earth and Sea report gives us a closer look at world renowned scientist, doctor Sylvia Earle. She's in Hawaii to discuss...

Maui recognized as Preserve America community

KIHEI, Maui (KHNL) - Out of our Earth and Sea file - a special recognition was given to the Valley Isle from the White House . Maui has been named a ...

Joint partnership produces cleaner air in Hawaii

HONOLULU (KHNL) - Truck drivers in Hawaii are starting the engines to a greener Hawaii. Under the hood, a new environmentally friendly engine replaces an old diesel one...

UH Sea Grant donates award-winning books to Hawaii's schools

HONOLULU (KHNL) - To celebrate the International Year of the Reef, the University of Hawaii Sea Grant College Program has donated more than 100 copies of its...

Governor Lingle Hosts World Climate Reception

Experts on energy security and climate change are in town this week and tonight, the Governor hosted a reception for them at Washington Place. Most of the delegate's meetings will...

Water Quality Poses Threat to Coral Reefs

In conjunction with the "International Year of the Reef", Monday night we explore the undersea world of coral reefs, and the issues that surround their survival. Specifically, we...

Federal Departments Promote Ways to Save Planet

HAWAII KAI (KHNL) -- Two Federal departments joined forces Tuesday to promote sustainability and energy effeciency within their ...

Walmart Installs Solar Panels

HONOLULU (KHNL) -- The parent company of Walmart and Sam's Club installed nearly 1,500 solar panels on it's Keeaumoku building to help...

Demonstration Held Over Changing Global Climate

Representatives from six continents are meeting on Oahu to discuss the important issue of our changing global climate. Their visit coincides with the start of our...

International Climate Change Conference Wraps Up

MANOA (KHNL) -- A movement to bring countries together to address the changing climate wrapped up late thursday night at the east west center in Manoa. Delegates...

Sea Level on the Rise Due to Global Warming

MANOA (KHNL) -- Imagine, about a century from now, seeing most of Waikiki, our state's tourism mecca, underwater. That's exactly what ...

Military Continues Commitment to Solar Energy

SALT LAKE (KHNL) -- Global warming is forcing many people to examine how it could impact our island state. Including the military, which began it's effort to go...

New Law Offers Solar Savings

HONOLULU (KHNL) -- Using the sun to power up homes and businesses on Oahu just got more affordable, thanks to a new law that starts...