Lucia Dong

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Lucia Dong lives in Hawaii and was born in 2008.

  • Lucia plays the ukulele and the flute.
  • She wants to be a geologist when she grows up because she loves rocks.
  • She likes to listen to the Hamilton and Wicked soundtracks.

“I’d like to learn more about my community and share my writing about life on the island of Oahu.”

Lucia Dong

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Marine Life in Hawaii Get a Break During the Pandemic

Lucia Dong

January 5th, 2021

Marine biologists are studying changes in Hanauma Bay, which was popular among snorkelers before the coronavirus pandemic forced its closure. 

Helping With Food Insecurity on Oahu

Lucia Dong

September 29th, 2020

The Hawaii Foodbank is addressing a growing demand for food assistance.

Caring for Rescue Cats in Hawaii

Lucia Dong

July 23rd, 2020

This summer, our Kid Reporter is volunteering at a nonprofit rescue organization on the island of Oahu. 

Caring for Tilly and Tamale During the Pandemic

Lucia Dong

April 14th, 2020

Our Kid Reporter in Hawaii has been training a new rescue dog and seeking a forever home for her foster cat. 

Reducing Single-Use Plastic in Hawaii

Lucia Dong

February 11th, 2020

The Kōkua Hawai’i Foundation in Hale’iwa is dedicated to educating young people about the environment, especially the harm caused by plastic debris. 

Can Hawaii’s Coral Reefs Be Saved?

Lucia Dong

December 12th, 2019

Rising ocean temperatures, pollution, and overfishing are among the causes of coral bleaching. 

A Controversial Telescope in Hawaii

Lucia Dong

October 30th, 2019

Many native Hawaiians are against building an observatory on a sacred mountain.