Astronomers at the Keck Observatory find the farthest galaxy known in the universe.
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An international team of astronomers using W. M. Keck Observatory have spectroscopic confirmation of the most distant astrophysical object known to date.
Global warming will intensify landfalling tropical cyclones of a category three or higher in the Indian and Pacific Oceans, while suppressing the formation of weaker events. In Hawaii, model simulations show a doubling of the risk of landfalling tropical cyclones, if CO2 concentrations double.
HONOLULU — COVID-19 deaths and cases in Hawaii nursing homes has fallen below the national average, according to the latest update of the, but they continue to suffer from personal protective equipment and staff shortages.
To help make the holidays greener, Hawaii County will again offer free tree-cycling.
Two vents continued to feed lava into a rapidly enlarging lava lake filling Halema‘uma‘u crater, the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory said.
HONOLULU — Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell announced a city contract to build a facility to treat and recycle ash in order to prevent it from ending up in Oahu’s landfill.
Now under new ownership, Fujihara Store continues to give back. For 105 years, the store with the unmistakable yellow exterior has been a staple of the South Kona community; when Celeste Hua and Henry Cho bought the spot from Dusty Boyd early in May, they made sure to continue that tradition of giving back.
The winners of the Kailua-Kona Community Parade Association’s inaugural Kalakoa coloring and drawing contest were announced on Saturday.
Dozens and dozens of cars lined up at the surviving small business of Waimea Coffee Company to receive free meals and a whole lot of cheer ahead of Christmas. Organizers Victoria Scott and Tenny Lindsey-Velez of Waimea built this event off a random conversation that ended up with both saying, “I’m in! I’m in!”
It’s back to the drawing board for a bill prohibiting pedestrian access to Waipio Valley, after County Council members Wednesday raised constitutionality issues and the effect closing hiking there would have on other valleys, such as Pololu Valley in North Kohala.
HONOLULU — Some Honolulu residents have said that their city-issued debit cards loaded with $500 to buy groceries have not been properly activated, frustrating many recipients.
Hawaii County has received just under 5,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, according to data released Wednesday by the state Department of Health.
For years, Alika Rigaud has seen the cards written by children on the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree, asking for toys, bikes, surfboards and more. For years, he wanted the chance to make one of those children’s wishes come true.
Areas around the summit of Kilauea on Wednesday were blanketed in high levels of sulfur dioxide and particulates that reached levels established by the Environmental Protection Agency as hazardous, according to a statement from Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.