Amanda Pagan

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Pentagon chief steps down under pressure

WASHINGTON — Under pressure from President Obama, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel submitted his resignation Monday amid White House concerns about his effectiveness and broader criticism from outside about the administration’s Middle East crisis management.<p>The president said he and Hagel had …

Middle East

Bathroom Cube

The Q-Compact Toilet could very well become the synonym of compact. It’s essentially a cube that fits in everything – washbasin, toilet, water …

11-Year-Old Makes An Unbreakable, Spill-Proof Cup For Her Ailing Grandfather

When Lily Born noticed her grandfather, who suffers from Parkinson’s, was spilling his drinks, she decided to design him a better cup. The young entrepreneur is now selling her product on Kickstarter.<p>While most 11-year-olds are watching <i>Hunger Games</i> or doing other typically pre-teen things, Lily …

Eye Heart Spleen: Human Organs Made from Flowers and Plants by Camila Carlow | Colossal

<p>This delicate series of sculpted plants is part of a project by artist Camila Carlow titled <i>Eye Heart Spleen</i>. The photographic project is comprised …

Throwback Thursday: The Art of Jizai Okimono, or Ridiculously Jointed Sculptures of Animals that Rival the Real Deal

We've been taking inspiration from nature for a long time—and in typical throwback fashion, this week's topic is far from new. Jizai Okimono—which …

Oceanfront Residence in Hawaii Displaying A Creative Design Approach

At a first glance, you may believe this is an enticing resort. In fact, the property in the photos below is as intimate as can get. Currently listed …

Underwater volcano that erupted 5000 years ago discovered in Hawaii

<b>Honolulu:</b> Scientists in Hawaii say they have discovered an ancient underwater volcano, now dormant, that once extended 3,000 feet above sea level and …

Geology

Hawaii: Big Island's Akaka Falls zipline gives you a post-trip chill

As if soaring over a waterfall wasn't cool enough, visitors to a Big Island zipline will soon be able to chill in the water below yet another cascade.<p>Starting Sunday, Skyline Eco-Adventures is adding a "zip-and-dip" option at its Akaka Falls site. Besides the zipline tour – a total of seven …

Striking Water Falling Estate in Hawaii Hits the Auction

Defined by lush tropical rainforests, the Big Island of Hawaii is home to a spectacular property overlooking the Pacific. Perched on a staggering …

Hawaii Sen. Malama Solomon Thinks Whales Are Too Protected

While whales were once a dwindling species, tens of thousands of the protected mammals now live and migrate through the coastal waters of the United States. And apparently, that's bad news for humans, according to one state senator.<p>“We’re an ocean-going state,” Hawaii Sen. Malama Solomon (D) said …

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Ahhh, Lanai! The perfect place to relax! Mahalo to Rob M. for sending us this Manele Bay sunset.

KUINISĒ LEIATAUA of Honolulu, Hawaii — named one of the nine semifinalists. (PCC photo by Mike Foley)

Sandy's

Honu Trip

Aloha Friday and Happy World Turtle Day! A Hawaiian green sea turtle, or Honu, coming ashore on the Big Island's Punalu'u Black Sand Beach. Mahalo for the Likes and Shares! Jason O'Rourke Photography

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