Hawaii News

Explained: What is thirty meter telescope?

The telescope is being built by an international collaboration of government organisations and educational institutions, at a cost of $1.4 billion.

Construction of world’s largest telescope in Hawaii gets green signal 

India is one of the countries — along with USA, Canada, Japan and China — collaborating on this international project. The Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) together will spend a sum of Rs 1,300 crore for the project across 10 years of construction.


Hawaii aircraft crash: Skydiving plane had a scary 2016 mishap

The skydiving plane in the crash in Hawaii that killed 11 people was in a scary California midair incident three years ago that prompted 14 skydivers to jump out earlier than planned

Woman lost in Hawaii forest is found alive after 17 days

On Friday afternoon, less than an hour after her family announced a $50,000 reward for information, rescuers found Eller with a broken leg, a torn meniscus in her knee, and sunburns and scrapes on her body.

US: Hawaii weighs first-in-nation plastic bans at restaurants

Dozens of cities across the country have banned plastic foam containers, but Hawaii's measure would make it the first to do so statewide.

Flare 10 billion times more powerful than solar flares discovered

"A discovery of this magnitude could have only happened in Hawaii," said Steve Mairs, astronomer and lead investigator of the team that discovered the stellar flare.


A remote Hawaiian Island has been largely wiped out by a hurricane

After the storm, government officials confirmed that the island, in the northwestern part of the Hawaiian archipelago, had been largely submerged by water.

Hawaii residents hit by floods from Hurricane Lane as new storm forms

The residents are keeping a watchful eye on Tropical Storm Miriam, spinning in the Pacific Ocean some 2,000 miles to the east and expected to become a hurricane by the time it approaches the islands.

Storm drifts away from Hawaii after 'almost biblical' rains

In Honolulu, where the storm deposited only a few inches of rain, shopkeepers removed plywood from their windows and reopened for business.

US: Hurricane Lane floods homes as some swim in powerful waves

The hurricane center warned that Lane's slow movement increases the potential for prolonged heavy rainfall that's expected to cause major flash flooding and landslides.