Hawaii Volcanoes

One of the Oldest and Most Distant Objects in the Universe Has Been Discovered

Astronomers have confirmed the discovery of one the oldest and most distant objects ever known in the universe — a star-forming galaxy 12.8 billion …

Universe

The Ultimate Guide to the Big Island of Hawai'i

Larger than all of the other islands combined, Hawai’i Island has earned the fitting nickname of “Big Island.” Its diverse geography and history …

Hawaii

The "Outside House" Straddles A 300 Year Old Lava Flow On Maui

When FLOAT architectural research and design were approached by their client to create a building that would allow her to connect to the land and its …

Hawaii

Hawaiian Volcano Observatory

Hawaii offers exceptional natural laboratories for scientists to monitor and study active volcanoes.<p>Kīlauea and other active Hawaiian volcanoes are …

National Parks

How would Bonn's prehistoric residents have seen the COP23 climate summit?

How would Bonn's prehistoric residents viewed the UN's climate conference from their clifftop lookout over the Rhine? Looking back 14,000 years, Ian …

World News

New Deal on Visiting the Kamokuna Lava Flow in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Accessing lava flows along the coastal plain of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park required an arduous trek during my 2013 visit, but a newly road opened …

Hawaii

The complicated history of surfing – TED Ed

At the Las Varas del Zumajo estate in the La Mancha region of Spain, expert axemen carefully harvest the thick exterior bark from cork oak trees. …

Mauna Kea

Time lapse captures stunning view of the night sky in Hawaii

Video shows the sunrise from Mauna Kea, a dormant volcano in Hawaii.

Astronomy

3 Things You Must See: GoPro Is Engulfed by Lava, the Video Survives + More

1. A GoPro Is Engulfed by Lava, and the Video Survives<p>A video has gone viral of a GoPro being engulfed by lava flowing from Kilauea Volcano in …

National Parks

The quietest places on Earth

From remote forests and silent rooms to the city with the least noise pollution, here are 15 of the best places for a quiet escape.<p>1. Building 87, Washington, US<p>Described as “where sound goes to die”, this Microsoft research lab in the city of Redmond, Washington, is officially the quietest place …

National Parks

What is it like to be swallowed by lava?

A camera has captured the moment it was completely swallowed by molten lava and has miraculously come out still working.<p>Tour guide Erik Storm forgot to retrieve his GoPro after placing it down a crevice in a volcano as he was showing a group around the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. He was sure …

National Parks

Photographer spent years cataloging beauty in national parks

The 59 national parks cover tens of millions of acres across the United States and its territories. California is home to eight of them — the most of any state (though Alaska’s parks are larger overall). The diversity in their landscapes is striking and ever-changing. And still, even knowing that, …

National Parks

Nature

SEVEN DAYS<p>New Delhi smog, death-sentence appeal and a porpoise setback<p>The week in science: 11–16 November 2017.<p>PDF version<p><b>EVENTS</b><p><b>Delhi chokes on thick</b> …

Scientific Research

A Journey to Hula's Magical Birthplace

It begins, says the chant, on Moloka'i. Here, in a place called Kā'ana on the heights of Mauna Loa, lived a woman named La'ila'i. Arriving in the 6th …

Hawaii

A Perfect Weekend on Hawaii Island

The perfect weekend begins when you wake up at the Kohala Coast’s oceanfront Hilton Waikoloa Village, a resort so idyllic that island residents use …

Hawaii

GoPro keeps recording as it's melted by Hawaiian lava: See the wild video

A GoPro was overtaken by lava in Hawaii and barely lived to tell the tale.<p>Erik Storm, owner of Kilauea EcoGuides, accidentally caught the moment on camera while giving a tour of Kilauea, an active volcano on Hawaii's Big Island. Storm says he was telling a story about the Polynesian goddess Pele …

Hawaii

Hawaiian lava engulfs abandoned GoPro camera, which keeps filming -- and produces amazing video

What would it be like to have a relentless stream of lava roll over you? That thought would give anyone nightmares.<p>And now you can experience it …

National Parks

GoPro keeps filming as lava drips down over it

A man’s GoPro filmed its brush with a fiery death when it was nearly consumed in the lava flow of Hawaii’s Kīlauea volcano.<p>The camera kept rolling as …

GoPro

Here's why it costs more to fly to Hawaii

Los Angeles to Honolulu is a journey of 2,556 miles. Los Angeles to New York is 2,451 miles, not much difference in distance. Yet we often see sale economy-class fares on the L.A.-New York routes for $250 round-trip when there’s a sale, while typical L.A.-Honolulu fares are $450 round-trip or often …

Aviation

GoPro camera videos itself being swallowed up by molten lava and surviving

A camera filmed itself being swallowed up by lava from Hawaii's Kīlauea volcano - and survived.<p>The resulting footage showed molten rock rolling …

Hawaii

Big Lava Breakout On The Pali

photo by John Tarson, Epic Lava Tours<p><b>(BIVN)</b> – A new breakout on the Pulama pali that began just after 7 p.m. on Saturday night continued this …

Hawaii

NASA recreated Mars on top of a volcano and isolated people there for eight months. I was one of them

In September 2017, after living in total isolation high up on the barren slopes of the world's largest volcano in Hawaii, six researchers emerged …

National Parks

How to Do the Big Island of Hawai'i Like a Local

<b>Secret Beach: Kahalu‘u Beach Park</b><br>The big payoff at this tiny, sheltered cove on the west side of the island is what’s under the water: The snorkeling …

Hawaii

Here's what getting killed by molten lava would look like

A GoPro camera got caught in a molten lava flow and burst into flames—but the video card inside lived to tell the tale. The video was taken by Erik …

National Parks

GoPro gets melted by lava and survives

A tour guide in Hawaii lost his GoPro camera in a lava flow but when he fished it out later, he was surprised to find that it had survived.<p>Eric Storm …

GoPro

The Best Family Hikes in the U.S.

Finding a hike that's easy enough for youngsters and still enticing for adults can be difficult, but there are several worthwhile hiking trails …

RVs

Island Hopping from Island of Hawaii to Kauai

Paradise: found! Is there anywhere in the United States more beautiful than Hawaii? The ultimate tropical escape, this place has it all. A one of a …

Hawaii

Earthquakes At Iceland Volcano May Signal Impending Eruption

A huge volcano in Iceland might be getting ready to blow, just a few years after the area’s last eruption.<p>Experts have noted recent seismic activity …

Geology

Concentration of CO2 in atmosphere hits record high : UN

The concentration of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere has hit a new high, the UN said Monday, warning that drastic action is needed to achieve …

Climate Change

Woman’s Body Recovered from Kīlauea Crater

The body of a 63-year-old Kea‘au woman was recovered from Kīlauea caldera. The woman appears to have died after falling from the edge beyond Crater …

Maui