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Saturday, May 21, 2022



Yes, it’s snowing in Hawaii, no, it’s not that weird

December 05, 2021 1:37 pm

To illustrate the contrast, the Weather Service posted a map of the United States showing states where it had been hundreds or even thousands of days since a blizzard warning had been issued. The last time there was a blizzard warning in Hawaii was 2018, Ballard said.

In Chile's Atacama desert, stargazers search for alien life and 'dark energy'

November 02, 2021 12:31 pm

Leopoldo Infante, director of the Las Campanas observatory said the new giant telescope would be able to detect organic molecules in the atmosphere of distant planets.

Native Hawaii fern that was feared extinct found alive

October 01, 2021 12:01 pm

“We’ll try to mass-produce them and hopefully reintroduce them into the wild,” said Matt Kier, a botanist with Hawaii’s Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Rare Plant Program.

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano erupts within national park

September 30, 2021 10:00 am

Kilauea volcano erupts: The volcano's alert level has been raised to "warning” and the aviation code changed to red.

Explained: What's happening with Hawaii's Kilauea volcano? Will it erupt again?

August 29, 2021 10:08 pm

There have been hundreds of earthquakes since Monday, striking as often as 25 times an hour. The strongest measured magnitude 3. At these levels, the quakes are generally too small for people to notice.

Mistaken identity lands man in Hawaii mental hospital

August 04, 2021 2:23 pm

A petition filed in court Monday night asks a judge to vacate the arrest and correct Joshua Spriestersbach's records. The filing lays out his bizarre plight that started with him falling asleep on a sidewalk.

Record wildfire burns amid drought on Hawaii's Big Island

August 03, 2021 8:24 am

Firefighters have gotten more control over a Hawaii wildfire that forced thousands of people to evacuate over the weekend and destroyed at least two homes on the Big Island.

How bad are US wildfires, even Hawaii is battling a surge

July 06, 2021 10:36 am

Hawaii may be graced with tropical forests, making parts of the islands some of the wettest places on the planet, but it is also increasingly vulnerable to wildfires. Heavy rains encourage unfettered growth of invasive species, including guinea grass, and dry, hot summers make them highly flammable.

Want to go to Hawaii? Be prepared

June 13, 2021 6:23 pm

Vaccinated travellers complain that the tests are expensive and unnecessary and that getting the correct information about what is required is too difficult.

Agency cancels Hawaii tsunami watch after huge Pacific quake

March 05, 2021 9:30 am

The agency previously cancelled a tsunami warning it had issued for American Samoa.