Technical Memorandum Report No. 21
Water Pollution in Hawaii — 1969 Address at the Conference for Clean Air and Water Held on 7 November, 1969
Doak C. Cox
One cannot read newspapers or magazines, or listen to the radio, or watch television, without being aware that the effects of water pollution are becoming increasingly apparent, here in Honolulu, in Hawaii nei, all over the United States, and indeed throughout the world. In many parts of the world there have already been some most unpleasant consequences, large lakes now stink, major rivers kill fish, streams burn, seas tar and kill the seabirds, and water supplies are poisonous untreated and noxious treated.