Sunscreen ban could be expanded

  • Reef friendly sunscreen is on display at the Kona Target. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today file photo)

  • Greg Rhodes applies sunscreen on his wife, Donna at Kahaluu Beach. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today file photo)

Sunscreens containing two harmful petrochemicals, avobenzone and octocrylene, would be banned from sale in Hawaii under a bill passed Tuesday by the state Senate.