Hawaii Links

Hawaii Flag Links related to 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 http://khon2.com/2016/09/18/hawaii-tourism-authority-using-new-technology-to-attract-more-millenials-to-the-islands http://www.cnn.com/2016/08/18/travel/cnnphotos-oahu-hawaii/index.html New Trail Opens Celebrating Mauna Kea’s High-Elevation Dry Forest; Visitors Can Experience a Native Ecosystem and its …

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 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 …

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 …

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

Hawai’i Tourism Boom 2018

Photo: Bernard Spragg, Waikiki Beach Recommended Viewing: Tourism Boom – Do We Know When to Say When? PBS Hawai’i Insights program explored the environmental and economic impacts of Hawai’i’s ongoing tourism boom. In 2017 Hawai’i made its eighth straight record-breaking year for tourism, topping 9 million visitor arrivals. The program asked its panelists to review …

Kahuku

Hawai’i – The community of Kahuku is located northwest from Laie and east from Kuilima and Kawela Bay along Kamehameha Highway (Route 83). In the Hawaiian language, ka huku means “the projection”, presumably a reference to Kahuku Point nearby, the northernmost point of land on the island of Oahu. Planeta.com Hawai’i