MAUNA KEA, Hawaii: The University of Hawaii plans to drill into the earth at two of three prospective locations within the Humu’ula Saddle region of Hawaii Island, in order conduct a detailed hydrologic assessment of the process occurring inside the Big Island. UH is preparing a Draft Environmental Assessment for the study, which has been … Full article →
Week of science ends with public display at Imiloa Astronomy Center in Hilo Video by David Corrigan, Voice of Stephanie Salazar HILO, Hawaii: This Saturday, visitors to ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center in Hilo were able to get up close to the machines that will pave the way for humans to colonize outer space…. some of NASA’s futuristic … Full article →
One of the most popular events along the Kohala Coast: the 23rd annual Turtle Independence Day at The Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows
The University of Hawaii’s Institute for Astronomy released the remarkable first infrared astronomy image taken by the 2.2-meter telescope on Mauna Kea.
MAUNA KEA, Hawaii: This week’s USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory Volcano Watch article takes a look at Mauna Kea’s glacial history, through the geological lens. In the past half-million years, Mauna Kea has supported an ice cap at least four times. These glaciations occur when the climate is cold and wet, when more snow falls each … Full article →
The Transit of Venus was underway by slightly after noon on Tuesday… the rare celestial event when the planet Venus passes directly in front of the sun from Earth’s perspective.
Subaru Telescope has assisted scientists in reaching an adaptive optics milestone while observing the vast univserse.
WAIKOLOA, Hawaii: Here’s an update on the Waikoloa Dry Forest Initiative, the 275 acres of fenced lowland dry forest just outside of the Village. Those spearheading the effort report that the Waikoloa Village Association recently voted to extend the lease of the land to the Waikoloa Dry Forest Initiative. The measure was passed with 690 … Full article →
The PacX Wave Gliders – a wave-powered, autonomous marine robot developed by the ocean data services provider Liquid Robotics – are continuing their record-breaking journey across the high seas.
Former Big Island mayor delivered surprise testimony before the Hawaii Environmental Council on Friday, and it appears to have made a difference in the council’s decision on important exemptions for geothermal energy exploration.
The UK Infrared Telescope (UKIRT) in Hawaii is helping an international team of astronomers advance the understanding of brown dwarf and giant planet detection.
The University of Hawaii-Hilo is spreading the word about a new website that offers a different way to look at the unique and interesting research projects occurring on Hawaii Island.