Asteroid that will come within 4M miles of Earth discovered by telescope in Hawaii

Hawaii telescope discovers asteroid

HONOLULU — An asteroid that will come within 4 million miles of Earth in mid-October has been discovered by a University of Hawaii telescope.

US military postpones Guam buildup decisions on live fire training range, carrier berth

US military postpones 2 Guam buildup decisions

Nature Conservancy finds Hawaii plant thought to be extinct on Big Island

Hawaii plant thought to be extinct found in Kohala

Rare whale rescued off Maui dies after 2 weeks at Hawaii dolphin and whale hospital

Rare whale rescued off Maui dies after 2 weeks

Scientists monitoring coral in Northwestern Hawaiian Islands for bleaching that can harm reefs

Researchers monitoring Hawaii coral for bleaching

Scientists find 10 new coral species on research trip to remote Northwestern Hawaiian Islands

Scientists find 10 new coral species in Hawaii

Feds get Hawaii sugar plantation’s help to power Navy, shift away from fossil fuels

Hawaii sugar grower working to power Navy

HONOLULU — The federal government has turned to a 130-year-old Hawaii sugar grower for help in powering the Navy and weaning the nation off a heavy reliance on fossil fuels.

United Nations names Hawaii marine monument a World Heritage site

Hawaii marine monument a World Heritage site

Army: Chemical weapons dumped off Hawaii after World War II should stay in place

Army: Chemical weapons off Hawaii should stay put

False killer whale group recommends ideas to prevent Hawaii longline fishery snaggings

Group has ideas to prevent Hawaii dolphin bycatch

EPA, city of Honolulu reach deal to prevent more beach sewage spills by upgrading aging pipes

Deal aims to stop sewage spills on Waikiki beaches

New telescope in Hawaii has world’s largest digital camera to search for killer asteroids

New Hawaii telescope searches for killer asteroids

Commission orders some water restored to central Maui streams, but lawyer says it’s not enough

Panel: Restore some water to central Maui streams

No more eating shark fin in Hawaii: 50th state becomes first in nation to ban shark fin

No more eating shark fin in Hawaii after new law

General Motors to collaborate with Hawaii’s The Gas Co. on hydrogen fuel cell technology

The Gas Co., GM to collaborate on hydrogen project

Hawaii’s last sugar plantation, Native Hawaiians in emotional struggle over water, way of life

Sugar plantation, Native Hawaiians in water battle

Korean automaker announces plans to build electric car facility in Hawaii

Electric car plant to be built in Hawaii

HONOLULU — South Korean electric car manufacturer CT&T announced plans Thursday to build an assembly plant in Hawaii that will eventually produce up to 10,000 vehicles a year and employ as many as 400 people.

Food waste dilemma had restaurant squirming; owner finds answer in bin of worms

Diners in the basement: Restaurant feeds worms too

Birds, shrubs found only on Hawaii among 48 species added to endangered list

48 Hawaii-only species given endangered listing

EPA sharply criticizes military’s Guam plan, cites water and sewage problems

EPA sharply criticizes military’s Guam plan

Researchers find high concentration of plastic trash in Atlantic Ocean north of Caribbean

Study finds plastic trash collection in Atlantic

Feds considering endangered listing for false killer whales in waters near Hawaii

Hawaii’s false killer whales may be endangered

HECO inks contract for renewable biodiesel made from used cooking oil and waste animal fat

HECO inks contract for renewable biodiesel

Obama, daughters and half-sister visit sea animals at park near Honolulu


Survey shocker: People in sunny Louisiana, Hawaii, Florida happiest; New Yorkers not so much

Turns out, sunshine states really are happiest

Submersibles find new coral, sponge species northwest of main Hawaiian islands

New species of coral, sponges found near Hawaii

National Science Foundation picks Hawaii mountain as site for world’s largest solar telescope

Haleakala in Hawaii picked as solar telescope site

Young humpback whale freed from entangling rope in Hawaii waters

Young whale freed from entangling rope

HONOLULU — Officials said Monday they successfully cut loose hundreds of yards of plastic rope that had been caught in the mouth of a young humpback whale off Hawaii.

Crew plans to cut rope to free entangled humpback whale in Hawaii waters

Crew plans to cut rope to free Hawaii whale

Marine experts tracking young humpback whale tangled in heavy rope off Hawaii coast

Young humpback whale tangled in rope off Hawaii

China to participate in development of giant Hawaii telescope, the world’s largest

China to participate in giant Hawaii telescope

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