March 3, 2017

Ban on Many Sunscreen Products Likely to Pass in Hawaii Senate

The Hawaii Senate is on track to pass a bill banning the use of sunscreens that contain oxybenzone, which studies have shown harms coral reefs.
February 3, 2017

Legislative Ban of Oxybenzone in Hawaii – Media Coverage

The proposed legislative ban of Oxybenzone in Hawaii has gained extensive media coverage!
June 28, 2016

State of Hawaii responds to HEL’s Press Conference on Sunscreen Pollution on Hawaii’s Coral Reefs!

The state of Hawaii has responded to HEL’s Press Conference on Sunscreen Pollution on Hawaii’s Coral Reefs by proposing a ban on the sale of oxybenzone products!
June 26, 2016

Hawai’i Public Radio Interviews Executive Director, Craig Downs, PhD.

HPR interviews HEL President Dr. Craig Downs on the collaborative work on Sunscreen Pollution in Hawaii’s coastal waters.
June 16, 2016

HEL co-published report that HalfSaltwater Aquarium Fish in U.S. Exposed to Cyanide as Part of Capture for Pet Trade

HEL co-published a report that HalfSaltwater Aquarium Fish in U.S. Exposed to Cyanide as Part of Capture for Pet Trade.
March 30, 2016

HEL co-signs letter to U.S. EPA’s Administrator McCarthy

Requesting improvements to the reporting system for wildlife sickened and killed by pesticides requested by 70 organizations.