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Hawaii Is Getting Bigger, Fast

Hang onto that property, Hawaiians: In a few hundred years, there’s a chance that your slice of paradise will be slightly larger. Geologically speaking, Hawaii is still growing fast, thanks to frequent eruptions from volcanoes like Kilauea, which was caught spewing its molten guts into the ocean last week.

Mark Zuckerberg Really, Really Loves Walls

Mark Zuckerberg is building a wall on his 700-acre Hawaii estate, and his neighbours are pissed. Somewhere, Donald Trump is thrusting his tiny fists in the air, furious that he’s been ousted as the world’s resident wall-loving entrepreneur.

Dengue Outbreak Prompts State Of Emergency On Hawaii's Big Island

The largest island in the Hawaiian archipelago has recorded nearly 250 cases of dengue fever since the start of September, prompting officials to declare a localised state of emergency.

Hawaii Reports The First Case Of Zika Virus In The US

Just days after the Center for Disease Control recommended travel warnings to pregnant women headed to Latin America, the Hawaiian Department of Health has confirmed a Zika “virus infection in a baby recently born with microcephaly in a hospital on Oahu.”

Why The World's Most Powerful Telescope Has Just Been Ruled Unlawful

Last week, Hawaii’s Supreme Court voided a construction permit for the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT), a $US1.4 billion observatory that would peer into distant corners of our universe and back in time, exploring new cosmic landscapes with a resolution twelve times sharper than that of Hubble.

The US Issued Special Banknotes In Case Japan Invaded Hawaii

If you went to Hawaii during World War II, you probably notice something a little funny about the money. Every greenback had a big bold “HAWAII” plastered across it. Why? In case of a Japanese invasion, of course.

Watch Flowing Lava Scorch The Earth

Here’s beautiful footage of lava flowing from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano. The hot red burning orange lava oozes its way across the ground and basically swallows everything in its path in a fiery inevitability. It’s quite mesmerising to see from up close.

Drone Captures Hikers' Near Death In Hawaii Flash Flood

Flash floods are one of the most powerful and therefore most dangerous things you can encounter outdoors. In this terrifying video, a group of hikers in Maui’s jungle is swept away.

A Culinary Tour Of Eastern Maui

Think “Maui” and you probably think geriatric tourists wearing socks with sandals. But, get away from the overpriced resorts and head into the jungle and you’ll find one of Hawaii’s last bastions of local culture. Which means there’s local food too. Here’s what to eat and how to find it.

People Pretended This Dome Was On Mars For Eight Months, God Bless 'Em

Looking through the dome’s small porthole, the only view was of a barren field of red rocks. The astronauts ate freeze-dried food and shared cramped quarters for eight months to further space exploration, only venturing out to the alien landscape wearing spacesuits. At the end of the claustrophobic mission, they were greeted with a “Back to Earth” celebration.

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