Hawaii

Scientists Determine Distance to Galaxies by studying nearby NGC 4151 galaxy

According to a new study, the study of the nearby NGC 4151 galaxy is helping scientists to determine the distance to other galaxies tens of millions of light-years away.

The galaxy NGC 4151 is dubbed as the “Eye of Sauron” by astronomers for the similarity to its namesake in the film... read more

Hawaii National Guard deploys Troops as Lava Flow extends further

The Hawaii National Guard is sending troops to a rural Hawaii town as lava moves slowly towards a main road and threatens to further separate the community. According to Hawaii County Civil Defense Director Darryl Oliveira, about 83 troops to Pahoa were deployed by the National Guard on Thursday... read more

Hawaii could face monster tsunami in next few centuries

Hawaii could face a "monster tsunami" again in the next few centuries, a new study conducted by University of Hawaii-Manoa researchers cautioned.

A team of researchers led by Physicist Rhett Butler reached the conclusion after analyzing geological evidence, anthropological information as... read more

13-year old Punahou girl accused of cyber scam

A girl who has just entered teenage has been accused to have stolen thousands of dollars from her classmates through a cyber scam. This was brought to light when several students who were the victims in this scam complained that a 13 years old Punahou freshman had multiple Instagram accounts for... read more

Court to hear Arguments over Same-Sex Marriage Laws in Hawaii, Idaho and Nevada

On Monday, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments on gay marriage cases from Hawaii, Idaho and Nevada. A lower court ruling to uphold the state's same-sex marriage ban is not what Gay couples want in Nevada. Gay marriage was legalized in Hawaii last year, but those against gay... read more

Lava from Kilauea Volcano May Reach Homes in Hawaii

Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory have revealed that the lava from the Kilauea volcano is moving at more than 800 feet per day and if it remains on its current path then it will soon reach the houses of a beautiful community of farmers and ranchers in the... read more

Warning Issued to Residents against Volcanic Lava Flow in Hawaii

On Thursday, scientists issued warning to the residents in a rural, isolated region of Hawaii's Big Island that lava flow from a nearby volcano has moved closer to their homes.

Scientists at the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory said that in five to seven days lava from the Kilauea volcano... read more

Researchers at University of Hawaii map Colossal Supercluster

The very first map of a colossal supercluster, which is home to Earth's own Milky Way galaxy and many others, has been mapped by the scientists of University of Hawaii.

The name given to this colossal galactic group is Laniakea, which in Hawaiian stands for "immeasurable heaven".

... read more

Drones helping Researchers to Study Hawaii Wildlife

Drones are helping researchers to study behavior of endangered Hawaiian monk seals and other wildlife in Hawaii. Officials revealed on Tuesday that they will soon deploy a NASA Ikhana plane at the remote atolls of Nihoa, Necker and French Frigate Shoals. This will enable the research team to... read more

Pages

Popular Stories

Overall childhood ‘asthma epidemic’ levels off in U.S.

The overall ‘asthma epidemic’ among children has... Read More

‘UC Quits’ Working to Help California Smokers Get Rid Of Smoking

As New Year is approaching, people have already... Read More

Scientists begin Stem Cell research to find cure for Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease, the commonest cause of... Read More

New House Bill to Restrict First-Time Opioid Prescriptions

Cases of opioid abuse have been increasing and... Read More

Comcast installs DOCSIS 3.1 modem on customer-facing network in Philadelphia

In an announcement made on December 22, cable giant... Read More