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Hawaii Between the Storms

Hawaii Between the Storms

Hurricane Iselle was the first hurricane in more than 20 years to make landfall in Hawaii, and now Hawaiians are finding themselves between storms as hurricane Julio approaches. Julio, expected to hit sometime Sunday, is not expected to do much damage. Of course, that could change. Though it is rare for a tropical weather system to make landfall […]

Hawaii Hurricanes Excite Surfers

Hawaii Hurricanes Excite Surfers

The National Weather Service broadcast that hurricane conditions are expected to reach the Big Island late Thursday as Iselle advances, the first of two hurricanes expected to hit Hawaii. The storm is expected to spread to Maui County, Oahu and Kauai by Friday. As hurricane Julio approaches over the weekend, more storms are possible. In […]

Tropical Cyclones: A Double Threat for Hawaii

Tropical Cyclones: A Double Threat for Hawaii

Tropical cyclones  Iselle and Julio pose a double threat for the islands of Hawaii. Hurricane Iselle was scheduled to touch base on Hawaii’s Big Island on Thursday, with Hurricane Julio following suit as soon as Sunday. Hurricane Julio thus far has been reported to be less threatening, but will still cause damage in the wake of Hurricane Iselle. […]

Tropical Cyclones Approaching Hawaii

Tropical Cyclones Approaching Hawaii

Tropical Cyclones are approaching Hawaii, and a Hurricane warning has already been issued for The Big Island, mainly Hilo, Hawaii. Eastern and western coasts of the Hawaiian Islands are reported as being affected by both Hurricane Iselle and Hurricane Julio. Even the remnants of tropical depression Genevieve have strengthened to hurricane status and may even […]

Tropical Cyclones May Hit Hawaii

Tropical Cyclones May Hit Hawaii

Tropical Cyclones may hit Hawaii over the next two weeks according to forecasters. Hurricane Iselle recently achieved Category 4 status and Tropical Storm (TS) Julio is not far behind it. Both storms are on a predicted path toward Hawaii. Even Japan is facing a typhoon which reached Category 5 status over the weekend and is […]

NASA Will Test out Flying Saucer Over Hawaii on Thursday

NASA Will Test out Flying Saucer Over Hawaii on Thursday

Hawaii is going to have its skies become the scene of something out of a science fiction movie, as NASA will test its flying saucer-shaped Mars landing vehicle there this week. On Monday, NASA reported that it wants to find a safe and reliable way to land humans and heavy payloads on the surface of […]

The Most Venomous Animals in Popular Vacation Spots

The Most Venomous Animals in Popular Vacation Spots

Popular vacation destinations like Hawaii, Jamaica and Australia net millions of dollars in tourism every year. As more people visit these destinations, wildlife institutions urge travelers to educate themselves on the most venomous animals in these very popular vacation spots. Hawaii is home to some of the most revered beaches and celebrations, and the state’s volcano […]

Alison Teal: The Oprah of Adventures

Alison Teal: The Oprah of Adventures

Alison Teal grew up in a handmade house in Hawaii. Her mom is a noted Yoga instructor and her dad is a travel photographer. When not living off the grid, Teal traveled the world with her parents. She likes to say that she was a Tarzan Child as she was barefoot and naked much of […]

Short People Live Longer

Short People Live Longer

Short people live longer, according to the findings of the Honolulu Heart Study, now in its 50th year of an ongoing longevity study of ethnic Japanese people living in Hawaii. In a finding that will not be good news for the “longevity” industry, it now appears that the most important factor figuring into living longer […]

Hawaii Wind Power Endangers Winged Creatures

Hawaii Wind Power Endangers Winged Creatures

When efforts to live in an ecologically-minded manner begin infringing on the welfare of wildlife, the right choices become quite difficult to make. That is the problem facing wind power proponents on the Hawaiian islands of Maui and Oahu. According to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), in the passed six years, almost 200 […]

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