Asian ozone pollution in Hawaii tied to climate variability

Air pollution from Asia has been rising for several decades but Hawaii had seemed to escape the ozone pollution that drifts east with the springtime winds. Now a team of researchers has found that shifts in atmospheric circulation explain the trends in Hawaiian ozone pollution.

Distilling (solar powered) Vodka in Hawaii

When you open a distillery in sunny Hawaii, it should be

Tweets say Hawaii is happiest state

Napa, California, is the US' happiest city, and Hawaii its happiest state. That's the conclusion of a research study from the University of Vermont, on the basis of the content of 10 million geotagged tweets.

Hawaiian island 'dissolving' say scientists

Scientists have discovered that mountains on the Hawaiian island of Oahu are dissolving from within.

Martian soil is similar to Hawaii's

NASA's Curiosity rover has finished its first set of tests on the soil sample it scooped up earlier this month and discovered it's a lot like the volcanic soils of Hawaii.

Oracle boss buys Hawaiian island

With an asking price of over $500 million, there were never going to be many potential purchasers for the Hawaiian island of Lana'i. But Larry Ellison, co-founder and CEO of Oracle, has now snapped it up - or almost all of it, at least.

Department of Energy tests wave power tech

A relatively modest grant of $500,000 is being made available by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to test a wave power project for a year.

Huge mass of tsunami debris headed for US West Coast

Millions of tons of debris from the Japanese earthquake and tsunami in March is headed for the West Coast of the US.

Hawaii and GM plan ahead for hydrogen cars

Watch out, Hawaii Five-O, here comes H2I-the Hawaii Hydrogen Initiative, a plan aimed at integrating hydrogen as an essential building block for Hawaii’s sustainable energy future.

Global Hawk UAV completes GloPac mission

NASA's unmanned Global Hawk aircraft has successfully completed four science flights over the Pacific Ocean.