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Hawaii Invasive Species

How Could This Adorable Creature Cause $50 Million Worth Of Damage In Hawaii?

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 11.09.2013 | Green

The Aloha State is famous for, well, its spirit of aloha -- you can feel it in the tropical breezes and sense it in the warm and welcoming people. But...

Snake Sightings Spell Trouble For Snake-Free Hawaii

Posted 11.06.2013 | Green

On Tuesday morning, a pedestrian in Honolulu's Chinatown came across a snake in the sidewalk. Now it'd be surprising enough to stumble upon a two-...

Jungle Beat: Snakes on Planes Threaten Hawaii

Barbara Fahs | Posted 01.23.2014 | Hawaii
Barbara Fahs

Hawaii is often called the "endangered species capital of the world" because we have more plants and animals that are in danger of extinction than any other place on Earth. More than one-third of all the threatened and endangered birds in the United States are found only in Hawaii.

Jungle Beat: We Got Critters

Barbara Fahs | Posted 01.23.2014 | Hawaii
Barbara Fahs

Do the Hawaiian authorities not want to inconvenience arriving tourists, for fear of losing the precious dollars they add to the State's economy? Or do they just not care? Is the "aloha spirit" too loosey-goosey?