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Astronomers want to build a telescope they say would change the way we know the universe. Hawaiians are fighting to preserve their culture and land.
The lava continues to claim homes and structures on the Big Island as officials keep track of new fissures.
Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has come alive with earthquakes and fresh lava flow.
Over the past year in Hawaii, County Council bills were drafted in response to community concerns about the planting of GM crops. In response, the agrochemical industry brought a number of 'hired guns' from out-of-state to paint a rosier picture of the GMO industry.
5. Protected under the Endangered Species Act, harming a monk seal can result in a $50,000 fine and a one-year imprisonment
The swimmers were training for the upcoming Ironman World Championship in Kailua-Kona when Kamilo started following and circling
6. Lanai: Munro Trail No matter what changes Larry Ellison makes to the island of which he now owns 98 percent, Lanaihale
What's it like to live on Ellisonia, an island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, in the middle of the state of Hawaii that is owned (well, 98% of it anyway) by one of the world's richest men? These days it's probably a lot like riding on Oracle's America Cup yacht: fast, dangerous, and rewarding.