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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 […]

Hawaii Announces Bruno Mars Day Again

Hawaii Announces Bruno Mars Day Again

Hawaii announced December 19 as Bruno Mars day, and then once again, Hawaii governor Neil Abercrombie declared Monday, April 21, 2014, as Bruno Mars Day. Usually when a state announces a holiday, it is a one-time event. The new day coincides with his three-day concert that was sold out in Honolulu. He is not the […]

Teenage Stowaway Miracle Survival

Teenage Stowaway Miracle Survival

A teenage stowaway has beaten the odds with his miraculous survival crossing the Pacific ocean. He was hidden in the flight wheel of a Hawaiian airlines plane. The boy, who has been taken into child services, was said to be unconscious for the entirety of the flight, which went from San Jose to Maui. The […]

Hawaii Wheel Well Flight Survived by California Teen

Hawaii Wheel Well Flight Survived by California Teen

A 16-year-old California boy survived a five-and-one-half hour flight in a wheel well from San Jose to Hawaii, according to FBI spokesman Tim Simon. The teen reportedly climbed the fence of the Mienta San Jose International Airport around 10:30am Sunday and climbed into the well, losing consciousness when the plane took off. Initial reports of the […]

Hawaii State Bird Nene, Endangered Species Found Nesting on Oahu Island

Hawaii State Bird Nene, Endangered Species Found Nesting on Oahu Island

A breeding pair of nene or Hawaiian geese (Branta sandvicensis), the state bird of Hawaii, absent from the island of Oahu for hundreds of years, has been found nesting there to the delight of wildlife biologists. The nene descended from Canada geese that arrived in Hawaii almost 1 million years ago shortly after the islands were […]

Young Mother in a Coma After Having Routine Dental Procedure in Hawaii

Young Mother in a Coma After Having Routine Dental Procedure in Hawaii

Kristen Tavares, age 23, and a mother of two young boys is now in a coma after having a routine dental procedure in Hawaii. She was having her four wisdom teeth removed when she went into cardiac arrest on Monday. She has swelling on her brain according to a CT scan and she is connected […]

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