Ninth Island

Buzzwords New feature. Suggestions welcome Recommended Listening Little Grass Shack Hawaii Connections (The Ninth Island) Las Vegas Hawaiian Civic Club – https://www.facebook.com/lasvegashcc.org – https://twitter.com/LasVegasHCC http://www.9thiccoflv.org 9th Island http://articles.latimes.com/2002/oct/27/magazine/tm-island43 http://www.vegassolo.com/ninth-island http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/11411583/hawaii-residents-still-taking-trips-to-the-ninth-island-but-not-spending-as-much http://lasvegasweekly.com/news/2012/feb/16/island-desert-how-hawaii-arrived-las-vegas http://lasvegas2016.com/media/hawaiis-ninth-island Where to eat? Las Vegas Locally recommends Aloha Specialties restaurant in @thecalcasino = THE BOMB #NinthIsland Quick. Can you say Papahānaumokuākea? Have a …

Kīlauea Volcano

Photo: Ken Lund Kīlauea is the youngest and southeastern most volcano on the Island of Hawai‘i. Topographically Kīlauea appears as only a bulge on the southeastern flank of Mauna Loa, and so for many years Kīlauea was thought to be a mere satellite of its giant neighbor, not a separate volcano. However, research over the …

Hawai’i Links

Hawai’i Flag Links related to Hawai’i presented in somewhat random fashion: Hurricane Center http://www.prh.noaa.gov/cphc Weather prh.noaa.gov/hnl – @NWSHonolulu http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/weather – @DanCookeSunrise Baseball https://honolululittleleague.com Kolten_Wong http://www.unpage.org/hawaii/ Headlines http://gizmodo.com/a-fight-over-a-sacred-mountaintop-could-shape-the-futur-1789405229 Club Rules Preserve Access for Hawaiʻi’s Oldest Hiking Group – https://twitter.com/wearehpr/status/879486260594614272 https://pifscblog.wordpress.com/2017/08/11/get-to-know-hawaii-fishing-communities-with-just-the-click-of-a-button/amp – https://twitter.com/noaafish_pifsc/status/897897694621876225 https://www.greenbiz.com/article/can-hawaii-sell-tourists-sustainability http://www.staradvertiser.com/2017/03/31/hawaii-news/rejected-visas-keep-thousands-from-hawaii http://www.latimes.com/travel/deals/la-tr-hawaii-volcano-eruption-visitor-point-20170103-story.html Be Inspired! Patrick Ching at the Volcano Art Center http://www.msn.com/en-us/travel/tripideas/25-things-you-didn%E2%80%99t-know-about-traveling-to-hawaii/ss-AAiIhK0 http://dlnr.hawaii.gov/blog/2016/09/19/nr16-196 …

Little Grass Shack

Poster Among our favorite radio programs in 2018: Little Grass Shack, a Saturday staple on KUNV, Broadcasting from Greenspun Hall, UNLV. (Las Vegas). New hours: Saturdays, 12-3pm. Share the aloha and listen. Phone: 702-895-7078 and 702-895-5868 Pluses Fun hosts, engaging chatter Chance to learn about the 9th island and the connections among islands Hawaiian word …

Hawai’i

Photo: Eric Tessmer, Hanauma Bay Hawai’i is the southernmost state in the USA The Hawaiian Archipelago hosts eight national parks, two renowned World Heritage Sites: Papahānaumokuākea, a Marine National Monument and Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park and an expansive Biosphere Reserve. Six major islands: Hawai’i Island, Maui, Lāna’i, Moloka‘i, O’ahu and Kaua’i. The main Hawaiian Islands consist …

Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park

Photo: NASA May 11, 2018 – Due to the ongoing seismic activity and the anticipated explosions caused by large rock falls, the interaction of ground water and lava, and the possibility of an ensuing ash fall event, all areas of Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park are closed, with the exception of the portion of Highway 11 …

Oumuamua

Buzzwords Oumuamua = “a messenger from afar arriving first” and/or “scout from the distant past” (Hawaiian) YouTube Headlines https://www.nasa.gov/feature/solar-system-s-first-interstellar-visitor-dazzles-scientists https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2017/11/interstellar-space-rock/546371 https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2017/11/interstellar-space-rock/546371 Breakthrough https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/alien-probe-or-galactic-driftwood-seti-tunes-in-to-oumuamua http://breakthroughinitiatives.org/news/14 Stephen Hawking’s search for extraterrestrial life came up short Planeta.com Hawaiian Solar System Astronomy