Trashing Paradise: The Economics of ‘Ōpala

Mar 30, 2015

Credit NOAA


This week, HPR is taking a closer look at ‘ōpala—issues surrounding garbage in Hawai‘i. We’re calling the series “Trashing Paradise”---and we begin with a look at some of the history of ‘ōpala in the islands…and some of the economic factors driving its future. HPR’s Bill Dorman reports.

You can find our entire "Trashing Paradise" series here.