The Hawaii Peoples Congress took place Nov. 23 and featured more than 150 participants from across the islands gathered for a day of discussions of the climate crisis and next steps to take to prevent widespread calamity by 2030. Pictured here are the Kuleana Academy 2019 graduates, people aspiring to become more civically engaged, run for office themselves, or help other aspiring candidates get elected.
HILO On March 30, 2018, a change occurred within the ranks of the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatorys staff when geophysicist Asta Miklius retired.
Larry asks: It seems like we are entering a dry season. Any suggestions for gardeners when we have less rain?
Myanmar forests are rich in ferns, but we were surprised to see staghorn ferns as well. Hawaiian gardens have long been famous for their vast array of orchids and other showy flowering plants. Ferns, on the other hand, dont get top billing in most landscapes even though they were probably the first vascular plants to make Hawaii their home.
Associated Press Film Writers Lindsey Bahr and Jake Coyle name their choices for the best films of 2019.
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump helped light the National Christmas Tree on Thursday, taking part in a nearly century-old holiday tradition in the nations capital.
CHICHIBU, Japan As fireworks light up the winter night, scores of men, women and teenagers crying washoi, washoi haul the last of six towering, lantern-covered floats up a small hill and into the town center, the culminating moment of a Shinto festival that has evolved from a harvest thanksgiving into a once-a-year meeting between two local gods.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. NASAs sun-skimming spacecraft, the Parker Solar Probe, is surprising scientists with its unprecedented close views of our star.
Do you hate broccoli? Or, perhaps cant stand the taste of Brussels sprouts?
Its holiday travel time, so heres a handy checklist before you head to the airport: Got your earphones? A scarf in case it gets cold on the plane? Slip-on shoes for the TSA line? Doctors note for your emotional support snake?
The 18th annual Thanksgiving Interfaith Concert was held Nov. 26 at the Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity. Over 200 people attended and 11 different faith groups from Kona participated. Canned food and monetary donations 253 pounds and $307, respectively were collected for the Hawaii Food Bank.
Saundra McBrearty felt awkward, with her eyes closed and one hand touching a tree.
FLAMINGO, Florida Grabbing a clump of vegetation to steady herself, Tiffany Troxler gingerly slides her feet along the makeshift boardwalk as she ventures out into the marsh. The boards sag, dipping her up to her knees in the tea-colored water.
Lets say guests are staying with you for some part of the holiday. Youve planned a beautiful, robust holiday dinner. Youve even been prescient enough to make a big batch of soup and buy a graze boards supply of cheeses, charcuterie, olives, etc. for a casual midday meal. Youve made the beds, laid out fresh towels, remembered to bump up your wine reserves.