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The race to save a dying language

The discovery of Hawaii Sign Language in 2013 amazed linguists. But as the number of users dwindles, can it survive the twin threats of globalisation and a rift in the community?<p>In 2013, at a conference on endangered languages, a retired teacher named Linda Lambrecht announced the extraordinary …

Linguistics

Flying by the seat of your Pants

Polynesian & Hawaiian Fonts for OS X

…for PC fonts click here or check below<p><b>Get the new Coconut Info Keyboard when using our fonts with Yosemite or later here (2/19/15)</b><p>Check out our …

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Into the belly of the beast: Quadcopter captures amazing volcano footage [video]

Chalk up another win in the cool column for drones thanks to this up-close-and-personal look at Vanuatu’s Mount Yasur blowing its top.<p>And, in case …

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Susan Bennett | Voices & Vocals

“<p>The Voice of Siri interviews Siri<b>.</b><p>The original voice of Apple’s Siri not only gives directions; she greets passengers at Delta gates worldwide, …

David Letterman

Touch Hawaiian Pocket Dictionary

<i>"I love and appreciate the product…" - S.D., Los Angeles, CA 1/19/2014</i><p><i>Over 6,400 entries!</i> <i><br>Over 600K characters!</i><p><i>"With the new version this app went</i> …

Eight Little Piggies

Monarch butterflies keep disappearing. Here’s why.

Every November, millions of monarch butterflies arrive at the Oyamel fir forests in central Mexico, where they migrate to survive through the winter. Or at least that's what's <i>supposed</i> to happen.<p>In recent years, however, scientists have noticed a disturbing trend: The number of butterflies migrating …

Climate Change

Why was Apple so quiet about the Retina iPad mini?

The Retina iPad mini was launched on Tuesday to a very low-key announcement. It was really only just a small change on the Apple Store website, which …

iPhone 5S preview: what to expect from Apple's premium handset

We run through the likely features on Apple's latest premium handset iPhone 5S and 5C launch - live coverage<p>Apple breaks with its own convention on Tuesday, with what is expected to be the launch of two new iPhones - breaking from its tradition of a solitary current-generation iPhone model.<p>One is …

Apple

Nearly half of existing iPhone owners plan to buy the new iPhone immediately, one survey says

Almost half all of existing iPhone owners plan to upgrade to the new iPhone immediately, according to a survey at Ask.com.<p>And most of them want to go high-end.<p>According to the survey of more than 4,000 iPhone owners, 46 percent plan to upgrade as soon as the new iPhones are available. Fifty-four …

Apple

Apple testing iPhones with screens as big as 6 inches, report says

A 6-inch screen iPhone? It could happen.<p>Days ahead of the expected iPhone 5S announcement, the Wall Street Journal is reporting that Apple is testing iPhone designs with screens larger than any it has had before.<p>The report says Apple is testing screens as small as 4.8 inches and as large as 6 …

Maldives

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In pictures: Sea angels and other amazing undersea creatures

For centuries we've looked to the stars, dreaming of the weird and alien worlds that exist beyond the confines of Earth. But beneath the sea live …

Top 5 Snorkeling Spots for Hawaii Vacations | Hawaii Aloha Travel

Hawaii is known for it’s underwater beauty, and snorkeling has become one of the most popular activities for Hawaii Vacations to try out while on …

Edward Snowden, NSA files source: 'If they want to get you, in time they will'

Edward Snowden was interviewed over several days in Hong Kong by Glenn Greenwald and Ewen MacAskill.<p><b>Q: Why did you decide to become a …

Hula Has Sacred Source in Hawaii | Hawaii Aloha Travel

Nothing is more widely recognized as Hawaiian than hula, and yet its true significance is often unseen. The roots of hula are deep in the history, …

Aku, Waipahu Marketplace

Waikiki Aquarium

Ride A Vintage Train in Hawaii | Hawaii Aloha Travel

The Kilohana Plantation on Kauai is touted as a “one stop destination,” because it has activities, shops, a restaurant – and a railroad that links …