Ho’ola Na Pua hosted Thursday peaceful protests in Honolulu and Hilo to raise awareness about the issue of child sex trafficking in Hawaii on “World Day Against Trafficking in Persons.”
A 38-year-old Kailua-Kona man Thursday pleaded not guilty to manslaughter and other charges filed connection with a June 21 crash in Ka‘u that killed a 31-year-old woman.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The biggest, most sophisticated Mars rover ever built — a car-size vehicle bristling with cameras, microphones, drills and lasers — blasted off for the red planet Thursday as part of an ambitious, long-range project to bring the first Martian rock samples back to Earth to be analyzed for evidence of ancient life.
A team of three University of Hawaii scientists were selected in 2014 to develop NASA instruments for the Perseverance rover.
Hurricane Lane was an impactful event for the Hawaiian Islands. In August 2018, over a four-day period, Hawaii Island received an average of 17 inches of rainfall, with a four-day single-station maximum of 57 inches, making Hurricane Lane the wettest tropical cyclone ever recorded in Hawaii.
A team of astronomers at the University of Hawaii was recently awarded a $1 million grant to upgrade the UH 2.2-meter telescope on Maunakea, giving the mountain’s first large telescope a leg up on its larger, newer neighbors, with more nimble, streamlined operations.
On July 25, 2019, ponded water was first observed within Halemaumau at the summit of Kilauea Volcano. Over the past 12 months, the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) has watched this amazing body of water grow from a nascent pond into a veritable lake, the first observed within Kilauea caldera in at least 200 years.
Rich Americans produce nearly 25% more heat-trapping gases than poorer people at home, according to a comprehensive study of U.S. residential carbon footprints.
WASHINGTON — Dr. Anthony Fauci said Friday that he remains confident that a coronavirus vaccine will be ready by early next year, telling lawmakers that a quarter-million Americans already have volunteered to take part in clinical trials.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Two U.S. astronauts about to make the first splashdown return in 45 years said Friday they’ll have seasick bags ready to use if needed.
One thing is for sure…we need LOL’s in these trying times. Yesterday I went to the market and upon entering the lady at the door put her little hand thermometer on my forehead. What do those things do to your memory? I went in for macaroni and cheese and came home with three bottles of wine. Whoops?