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Quintuplets Born To Hawaii Couple Get Discharged from Hospital

Hawaii’s firsts surviving set of quintuplets were born on October 10 to a Hawaiian couple. The mother gave birth to four premature baby boys and a baby girl. All the babies were discharged from the hospital to spend their first Christmas at home with their mom and dad.

The quintuplets... read more

Second South Kona Beach Park Closed Due To Dengue Outbreak

Hawaii Island officials reported that they have ordered closure of Milolii Beach Park in response to the dengue fever outbreak in the region. It is the second South Kona beach park to be closed due to dengue.

According to the Hawaii Department of Health, as of December 23, there were only... read more

Construction Equipment Used To Build TMT Brought Down From Hawaiian Mountain

After a huge protest and anger from the Native Hawaiians, the chair of the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) ordered to remove the construction vehicles and equipments from the mountain considered sacred by some native Hawaiians.

Native Hawaiian opposed the construction of TMT, the $1.4... read more

Officials Remove Construction Vehicles and Equipment from Maunakea

Vehicles and machinery that was sitting idle at the Mauna Kea ever since the protestors started to protest against the construction of Thirty Meter Telescope on the mountain have been removed.

Native Hawaiian opposed the construction of TMT, the $1.4 billion project, as they said that... read more

One of world’s most active volcanoes blew its top this week in a terrifying, but beautiful display

The controversial ‘Mauna Kea’ massive telescope project hit another stumbling block as the Supreme Court of Hawaii has invalidated the building permit for the hotly contested project.

The Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT), a $1.4 billion observatory, is planned to be constructed on the peak of... read more

‘Super Coral’ may be able to withstand hotter and more acidic oceans

At the time when scientists have been raising concerns about the pessimistic condition of coral reefs across the world, a group of researchers on Coconut Island are going to make an initiative to grow 'super coral', which could survive the extreme climatic conditions and more acidic oceans... read more

NOAA declares Third Global Coral Bleaching Event Ever on Record

Last week, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) declared the third global coral bleaching event ever on record. The announcement came after a year of widespread coral damage that started in the north Pacific, expanding to the south pacific and Indian oceans before it... read more

Worldwide Coral Bleaching Event Started in 2014 is Still On

Bleaching of the colorful coral is spreading across the world from Hawaii to the Indian Ocean. Scientists fear that the massive worldwide coral bleaching event could result in loss of more than 12,000 square kilometers or over 4,500 square miles of corals in 2015.

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Warmer-than-normal Ocean Temperatures could lead to Hawaii’s Worst Coral bleaching ever

Ocean temperatures are rising rapidly due to climate change and making scientists think seriously about global warming. According to scientists, ocean temperatures around Hawaii are warmer than normal this year and it could result into worst coral bleaching the US State has ever seen.

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Hawaiian Protesters Block Construction of Thirty Meter Telescope

Group of hundreds of protestors on a Hawaii mountain road erupted in cheers on Wednesday after construction crews turned around and returned from the site for what would be one of the world’s largest telescopes i.e. Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT).

The billion-dollar project has drawn... read more

Hawaii to Be First State in US to Ban Sale of Cigarettes to those below 21

Hawaii state lawmakers on Friday passed a bill which would makes it the first in the United States to prohibit the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products to people under 21.

Presently the minimum legal age for smoking or using tobacco products is 18. The new bill will now go before... read more

Hawaii Police arrest activists protesting at Mauna Kea

On Sunday, professional surfer and former Kauai mayoral candidate Dustin Barca was arrested by Hawaii Police Department while conducting peaceful demonstrations at the summit of Mauna Kea.

Barca who has also been a vocal opponent of GMO farming practices joined with a group of activists... read more

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