Observatory signs new agreement with NASA


Hawaii News Digest, 09 September 2017, 1820 hrs, UTC. Post #15565. Source: http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/observatory-signs-new-agreement-nasa Accessed on 09 September 2017, 1820 hrs, UTC. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: NASA says it will continue is productive relationship with the W.M. Keck Observatory atop Mauna Kea on Hawaii Island.  The new five-year agreement takes effect … Continue reading Observatory signs new agreement with NASA

Millions converge across U.S. to see sun go dark


Hawaii News Digest, 21 August 2017, 14:10 hrs, UTC, Post #15454. Source: http://www.hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/nation/millions-converge-acrosss-us-see-sun-go-dark Accessed on 21 August 2017, 14:10 hrs, UTC. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: The first full solar eclipse to sweep coast to coast in 99 years has attracted millions of Americans to a narrow, 60-70 mile wide corridor … Continue reading Millions converge across U.S. to see sun go dark

The One Earth Message


Hawaii News Digest, 20 August 2017, 15:10 hrs, UTC, Post #15446. Source: http://www.hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/messages-earth-designer-voyager-1-2-golden-records-announces-project-launch Accessed on 20 August 2017,15:10 hrs, UTC. Reporter:  Cameron Miculka. Please click link to read the full article. Comment: The man who designed the "golden records" for the Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 space craft more than 40 years ago remains busy … Continue reading The One Earth Message

UH-Hilo science and technology program receives $1M in funding | Hawaii 24/7


The National Science Foundation (NSF) has released $1 million from the Centers for Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) program to fund the fourth year of a climate change research… Source: UH-Hilo science and technology program receives $1M in funding | Hawaii 24/7 (http://www.hawaii247.com/2016/10/03/uh-hilo-science-and-technology-program-receives-1m-in-funding). Accessed on 04 October 2016, 16:00 hrs, UTC. Please click link … Continue reading UH-Hilo science and technology program receives $1M in funding | Hawaii 24/7

Earth-like planets found?


http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/earth-planets-found Accessed on 18 July 2016, 19:20 hrs, UTC. Reporter:  Tom Callis. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: Thanks to a cooperative venture involving the Kepler Space Telescope, the Gemini and Keck Observatories atop Mauna Kea, the University of Hawaii, and researchers from seven countries, astronomers have added 104 new exoplanets to … Continue reading Earth-like planets found?

33 sickened in apparent mass drug overdose in New York City


More than two dozen people were sickened in an apparent mass drug overdose on a New York City street corner, sparking warnings from police and health officials about the dangers of using K2, also known as synthetic marijuana.. Source: 33 sickened in apparent mass drug overdose in New York City (http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com). Accessed on 13 July 2016, … Continue reading 33 sickened in apparent mass drug overdose in New York City

KHNL: Team of scientists collects 12 tons of ocean trash in Northwestern Hawaiian Islands


HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A team of scientists collected 12 tons of marine trash during a month-long research trip in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands that wrapped up last week.That’ Source: KHNL: Team of scientists collects 12 tons of ocean trash in Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (m.hawaiinewsnow.com/hawaiinewsnow/cb_330510/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=9vDkFW7c). Accessed on 22 May 2016, 04:06 hrs, UTC. Please click link to … Continue reading KHNL: Team of scientists collects 12 tons of ocean trash in Northwestern Hawaiian Islands