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Hawaii County Sued by Monsanto

Hawaii County Sued by Monsanto

  On Thursday, the Maui Farm Bureau, Monsanto Co. and a unit of Dow Chemical Co. filed a joint lawsuit against the Hawaiian County of Maui over a voter-backed ban on genetically modified organisms (GMOs).  According to the Associated Press, the companies asserted that both state and federal laws preempt the ban, which was in […]

Hawaii Authorities Issue Evacuation Notice

Hawaii Authorities Issue Evacuation Notice

Hawaii County authorities have issued an evacuation notice to 4,000 residents in the path of the Kilauea lava flow. The lava has increased speed, now moving at about 20 yards per hour and by Monday night had come within about 70 yards of the nearest homes. At that rate, the flow was expected to reach […]

Lava Evacuation Possible for Hawaii Residents

Lava Evacuation Possible for Hawaii Residents

An active lava flow, measuring 35 yards in width, is threatening homes and residents in the region of Puna on the Big Island of Hawaii. At this time, the lava flow is slow moving at a rate of approximately 10 yards an hour and is headed toward the region’s largest town, Pahoa. Geologist, Matt Patrick […]

NASA Mission to Mars Starts in Hawaii

NASA Mission to Mars Starts in Hawaii

NASA is beginning a mission in Hawaii that plans to study how astronauts can survive on Mars for a long period of time. The mission is to stick a few people inside a dome on a Hawaiian volcano to see how they interact with each other. The mission will last eight months, with the people […]

Same-Sex Marriage Scheduled for Review

Same-Sex Marriage Scheduled for Review

On Monday, September 29, 2014 Federal court Judges in the U.S. 9th District Court of Appeals in San Francisco will see the proposal on the bans on same-sex marriage in Nevada, Idaho, and Hawaii. There is much speculation about how they will rule. In the hearings this past Monday, the U.S. Appeals Judges seem inclined to […]

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