Hawaii judge who blocked travel ban target of threats

2017-03-24 14:24

The FBI says authorities are aware that the federal judge in Hawaii, who ruled against President Donald Trump's travel ban, has received threatening messages.

Researchers find abundant life in Hawaii's twilight zone

2016-10-04 17:22

Coral reefs in Hawaii's oceanic twilight zone are abundant and home to a diverse and plentiful number of regionally unique fish species, a study shows.

Urn thefts become a felony to deter crime without 'closure'

2016-07-16 16:13

For decades, Lisa Wond visited the above-ground gravesites of relatives in Hawaii. But her tradition of honouring her ancestors changed when thieves stole urns holding their ashes.

Hawaiian leaders want bigger marine conservation area

2016-04-16 19:26

A group of Native Hawaiian leaders have urged President Barack Obama to expand what's already one of the largest marine conservation areas in the world.

Climate change to shrink habitat for rarest Hawaii birds

2015-10-29 10:43

By the end of this century, a warming climate may wipe out available habitat for some of Hawaii’s rarest birds, researchers have warned.

Scientists record bleaching Hawaii corals

2015-08-20 17:26

Scientists are creating 360-degree panoramic images of Hawaii's coral reefs as they start to bleach.

Hawaii legalises traditional 'clean burial'

2015-07-01 17:09

In Hawaii, the dead can now be put to rest following an ancient Hawaiian custom called "clean burial" in which only a person's bones are buried.

National Guard arrives in Hawaii town threatened by lava

2014-10-31 13:09

National Guard troops have arrived in a Hawaii town threatened by a slow-moving river of molten lava, and have been greeted with cheers by residents of the Big Island community where they are to provide security.

Slow-moving lava creeps closer to Hawaii homes

2014-10-29 09:08

After weeks of slow, stop-and-go movement, a river of asphalt-black lava is less than the length of a football field from homes in a Big Island community in Hawaii.

Powerful storm churns towards Hawaii

2014-10-17 17:24

Hawaii is bracing for heavy rains and potentially damaging winds of up to 80km/h as Tropical Storm Ana heads towards the island.


Hawaii cleared to be 1st state to sue over new travel ban

2017-03-09 12:42

A federal judge in Honolulu has cleared the way for Hawaii to become the first state to challenge President Donald Trump's revised travel ban

Hawaii prepares plan to help coral recover from bleaching

2016-09-11 20:27

Hawaii officials have proposed a series of steps to fight coral bleaching that's threatening the state's reefs, including new marine protected areas, limits on fishing and controlling polluted run-off from land.

Solar Impulse 2 reaches point of no return

2016-04-22 17:00

A solar plane on an around-the-world journey has reached the point of no return over the Pacific Ocean after departing Hawaii, and now it's California or bust.

Endangered seals start journey home after rehab

2016-04-15 19:05

Seven endangered Hawaiian monk seals that were found either abandoned or malnourished, have begun their trip back to their remote island homes after being rescued and rehabilitated.

Environmentalists ask court to stop Hawaii tuna quota shift

2015-09-26 11:43

Environmentalists have asked a federal judge to stop the National Marine Fisheries Service from allowing Hawaii-based fishermen to attribute some of the bigeye tuna they catch to US territories.

Solar Impulse 2 completes historic flight

2015-07-03 18:25

The revolutionary Solar Impulse 2 aircraft has completed an historic flight, circling the globe without so much as a drop of fuel as it touched down in Hawaii.

Button starts 2015 as a married man

2015-01-02 09:29

Jenson Button is now a 'taken' man - by both McLaren and a woman. He and his fiancee married on New Year's Eve.

Red-hot lava nears Hawaii home, main road

2014-10-30 09:09

Rain has fallen on a red-hot river of lava, as it threatened to consume its first home on its slow advance into a rural Hawaii town.

After weeks of watching, Hawaii lava nears home

2014-10-28 09:59

Hawaii officials will make arrangements for those living in the path of a lava to watch the destruction of their homes.

Scientists see severe coral bleaching near Oahu

2014-10-07 11:12

While people in Hawaii have been sweating out a lack of trade winds, corals underwater are also suffering.

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