Leaves Hawaii On Edge
*About 233,000 gallons of the sludge leaked from a pipeline from the company Matson.
*There was a study done in Hawaii showing the coral reefs have about $360 million dollars a year of value to the local economy.
*Experts say it will probably get worse long before it gets better, as the bomb from the molasses moves west with the current.
*Coral reefs are a giant tourist attraction, which makes them essential to Hawaii’s tourism-based economy.
*Richmond hypothesizes that the molasses is drawing water from the interior cells of the fish, therefore destroying the cells.