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Matson Molasses Spill

Matson's First Quarter Profit Falls 63 Percent

AP | OSKAR GARCIA | Posted 05.07.2014 | Business

HONOLULU (AP) — Shipping and logistics company Matson Inc. said Tuesday it earned $3.4 million during the first quarter, far below its profit of $9....

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. ...

New Life For The 26,000 Fish Killed In The Honolulu Molasses Spill

Posted 09.27.2013 | Green

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade, and when it gives you 26,000 dead fish, make fertilizer. The fish victims of the Honolulu Harbor molass...

EPA Will Conduct Investigation Into Matson Spill

Posted 09.24.2013 | Green

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

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...

Hawaii Molasses Spill Pipe Had Leak 1 Year Before, Matson Knew

AP | AUDREY McAVOY | Posted 11.20.2013 | Green

HONOLULU — A state inspector saw molasses dripping last year from the same spot where a pipe leaked up to 1,400 tons of the sugary substance int...

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...

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...

Molasses Spill Thought To Cause Mass Coral Reef Death

The Huffington Post | Gabriela Aoun | Posted 09.19.2013 | Green

The molasses spill in Honolulu Harbor that has already caused the death of thousands of fish is now confirmed to be the cause of mass coral bleaching ...