The One Year Anniversary of TMT Groundbreaking Events

Frame grab from video of the maile lei standoff, filmed on the summit of Mauna Kea October 7, 2014.

MAUNA KEA: Today marks the anniversary of the ceremonial groundbreaking celebration for the Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea. The day was so mired in confusion and interrupted by opposition to the project that the actual groundbreaking for the $1.4 billion observatory never happened.

Heavy Rain, Landslides Reported In Hamakua


Police say a landslide is blocking the Hilo-bound lane of Hawaii Belt Road at Kawalii Gulch. Expect delays for up to two hours as travelers in both directions take turns using the road. State Highways workers are on the scene to clear the debris.

Oho Now Hurricane, Forecast To Pass Hawaii


HAWAII: A few days ago, it looked like Oho would remain a tropical storm. Today, however, the National Weather Service says the tropical storm has strengthened overnight into the seventh hurricane of the season in the North Central Pacific.

11 am Update – Oho Moves North, Should Remain Tropical Storm


WARNINGS: There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect. STRENGTH: Oho is a tropical storm with maximum sustained winds near 40 mph with higher gusts. Oho is still expected to strengthen. Once forecast to become a hurricane, it now looks like Oho will remain a tropical storm. LOCATION: Oho is 375 miles south of […]