500-Year-Old Traces of Monster Hawaii Tsunami Discovered
A powerful earthquake in Alaska sent towering waves up to 30 feet (9 meters) tall crashing down on Hawaii about 500 years ago, leaving behind fragments of coral, mollusk shells and coarse beach sand in a sinkhole located on the island of Kauai, new research finds. The quake, likely a magnitude 9.0, sent the mighty waves toward Hawaii sometime between 1425 and 1665, the study found. It's possible ...
Could a tsunami destroy Hawaii?
Scientists have found evidence of a massive tsunami that devastated Hawaii some five centuries ago, prompting Aloha State officials to greatly expand their tsunami evacuation plans.
Latinos fastest-growing ethnic group in Hawaii
HILO, HAWAII ? Hilo, Hawaii is nearly 2,500 miles from the mainland of the United States and even further from Mexico, Central America and South America. But for Hispanics who move here, it can feel like familiar territory.
Ana downgraded to tropical storm; Hawaii relaxes
HONOLULU (AP) ? Hawaii residents started to relax Sunday after days of keeping a cautious eye on Hurricane Ana, which was downgraded by late afternoon into a tropical storm.
Hawaii scientists return to ocean for weapon study
University of Hawaii scientists plan to embark on a final expedition to deep waters off Oahu to study how chemical weapons dumped in the ocean decades ago are affecting seawater, marine life and sediment.
Terry Bradshaw lands on the Big Island of Hawaii
Hall of Fame quarterback and NFL analyst Terry Bradshaw has touched down on Hawaii's Big Island, buying an estate in the northern town of Kamuela for $1.85 million.
Hawaii rides out storm, no reports of serious woes
A Pacific tempest packing hurricane force winds brushed Hawaii over the weekend with heavy rain, high surf and strong winds, but the islands rode out the storm with no reports of any serious problems. ...
Hawaii transfer Kirkwood making impact at Temple
For some, making the decision to leave Hawaii - especially when you are there on someone else's dime - would be the working definition of paradise lost.
HAWAII POLL: Ige takes lead in gubernatorial race
In the newest Hawaii News Now - Honolulu Star-Advertiser general election poll, Democratic gubernatorial candidate David Ige held the lead over his opponents Duke Aiona, Mufi Hannemann and Jeff Davis.
Hawaii rides out Hurricane Ana, no reports of serious problems
A Pacific tempest packing hurricane force winds brushed Hawaii over the weekend with heavy rain, high surf and strong winds, but the islands road out the storm with no reports of any serious problems.
Last Minute Hawaii Vacation Discounts
Because of last minute cancelations and a sluggish economy, owners of vacation rental homes and condos are finding themselves with a lot of nights that often go unrented. Most owners are happy to discount these nights in order to try to fill their calendars and keep their properties rented.
Many deals and discounts are available around the internet. Summit Pacific has a way for owners to advertise these deals on its Hawaii Vacation Discounts
page. If youâ€™re able to fly to Hawaii on short notice (usually within the next 30-60 days) you can find incredible savings; often up to 40% off the normal price.
Spectacular ocean view condos at Waipouli Beach Resort
that normally rent for around $350/night are often available for $199. Some units at Hanalei Bay Resort
are available now for $89/night.
Because the discounts offered on Summitâ€™s Pages fluctuate from day to day, you need to move fast on these discounts.