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U.S. Marine Chopper Goes Down in Hawaii Killing 1 and Injuring 12 [Video]

U.S. Marine Chopper Goes Down in Hawaii Killing 1 and Injuring 12 [Video]

A Marine helicopter went down in Oahu, Hawaii today killing one Marine and injuring 12. There were 22 people on board the chopper and except for the one dead, the rest were all taken to the hospital for assessment. The MV-22 Osprey was from the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, said the U.S. Marine Corps. It […]

Hawaii Residents Rattled by Overnight Earthquake

Hawaii Residents Rattled by Overnight Earthquake

Hawaii’s largest island and its residents were rattled by an earthquake at approximately 2:18 AM overnight on Sunday morning. The tremor registered a rating of 4.5 in magnitude, awakening many residents who called local law officials overnight. The epicenter was about five miles north of Naalehu and about six miles below the surface. Earthquakes are […]

TMT Shutdown by Cyberattack

TMT Shutdown by Cyberattack

It would seem that a cyberattack has temporarily caused a major disturbance to the main website of the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT), which is the largest telescope that has ever been in the making, located on top of Mount Mauna Kea on Hawaii’s big island. Mauna Kea Mountain is considered to be a very sacred […]

Hawaii Posts Record Low Temperatures for Second Day

Hawaii Posts Record Low Temperatures for Second Day

The usually balmy and pleasant weather of Hawaii is seeing records broken, not for how warm it is, but for cold temperatures. Hawaii has posted record low temperatures for the second day in a row, breaking at least four different area records. Pictures of a ice and snow have been run by local news outlets, […]

Ants Threatening Hawaiian Agriculture

Ants Threatening Hawaiian Agriculture

Agriculture in Hawaii is facing a huge threat from the little fire ant, an invasive stinging ant that bites more than just people. Infestations have spread across Kauai, Maui, Hawaii and Oahu, and despite previous advances toward eradication, the tiny invaders have shown no sign that they intend to leave paradise. The ants, native to […]

Hawaii Homelessness Highest in Nation

Hawaii Homelessness Highest in Nation

Hawaii now has the highest rate of homelessness per capita in the U.S., according to the 2014 State of Homelessness in America report from the National Alliance to End Homelessness. Despite Hawaii’s sizable homeless population, the state reports only a 5 percent unemployment rate, pointing to increasing housing costs as a reason for the increase. […]

Hawaii Woos Obama With Offer for Presidential Library

Hawaii Woos Obama With Offer for Presidential Library

Hawaii put in a bid on Thursday, Dec. 11, in an attempt to woo President Obama with an offer for his presidential library, the Barack Obama Presidential Center in Honolulu. The state hopes to lure the president back to where he was born and graduated high school. Obama’s life post high school was largely spent […]

Hawaii Moped Rider in Serious Condition After Crashing Into Parked Car

Hawaii Moped Rider in Serious Condition After Crashing Into Parked Car

In the residential neighborhood of Honolulu, Hawaii of Palolo, a man who was riding his moped crashed it into a parked car. He is in serious condition, according to Hawaii News Now. The man, 24, has not yet had the extent of his injuries or his identity released pending completion of an investigation into the […]

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 […]

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