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Molasses Spill

Molassesgate: Hawaii's Biggest Environmental Disaster Is Also Its Biggest Scandal

Civil Beat | Nick Grube | Posted 11.04.2013 | Green

HONOLULU - On the morning of Sept. 9, people arriving at Honolulu Harbor began noticing fish floating to the surface, lethargic and gasping for air. ...

EPA Is MIA For Honolulu Molasses Spill Inquiry

Civil Beat | Sophie Cocke | Posted 10.02.2013 | Green

HONOLULU - Three weeks after a quarter million gallons of molasses spilled into Honolulu Harbor in what is likely the state's worst-ever marine enviro...

EPA Will Conduct Investigation Into Matson Spill

Posted 09.24.2013 | Green

Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNLHawaii News Now reports that the EPA has decided to conduct a separate investigation into the Matson molasses spill in ...

Molasses Spill By The Numbers: From Matson's Fines to Number Of Fish Killed

Posted 09.23.2013 | Green

Environmental advocates say that Matson faces tens of millions of dollars in penalties and fines for the molasses spill disaster in Honolulu Harbor. B...

After Harbor Spill, What's Next For Hawaii Molasses Exports?

The Huffington Post | Gabriela Aoun | Posted 09.20.2013 | Green

While the cause (a damaged underwater pipe) and the immediate effects (over 26,000 fish dead, dying coral, likely millions of dollars in cleanup and f...

Honolulu Molasses Spill Keeps Getting Worse

Posted 09.18.2013 | Green

When 233,000 gallons of molasses first spilled into Honolulu Harbor last week, it was hard to imagine the situation getting much worse. The number of ...

Matson Will Pay Back Hawaii For Molasses Spill

Civil Beat | Nick Grube | Posted 09.19.2013 | Green

The same day Hawaii lawmakers opened up their investigation into the massive molasses spill that has killed more than 25,000 fish, the head of the com...

Unlike Oil Spills, No Response Or Regulatory Systems In Place For Molasses Spills

Civil Beat | Nick Grube | Posted 09.16.2013 | Green

On Saturday, a gaggle of cameramen and reporters boarded a tug boat at Pier 9 behind Aloha Tower to go on a tour of what's being called the largest ma...

Honolulu Molasses Spill Could Cause Substantial Damage To Marine Life

Civil Beat | Sophie Cocke | Posted 09.13.2013 | Green

State officials are rushing to head off an environmental and health disaster in Honolulu Harbor, where nearly a quarter million gallons of molasses fr...

Fish 'Gasp For Air' In Honolulu Harbor

The Huffington Post | Gabriela Aoun | Posted 09.19.2013 | Green

UPDATED: KITV reports that 1,400 tons of molasses spilled from Matson's faulty pipe at Honolulu Harbor. As the molasses sank to the bottom of the ocea...