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Tsunami advisories ended for Hawaii, California after quake

...currents could pose a threat to those in or near the water.A 3-foot wave was recorded at Hilo Harbor on Hawaii's Big Island shortly after 4 a.m. Thursday, National Weather Service forecaster Tom Birchard said from his Honolulu office. He...
Navy to limit some training that harms whales, dolphins in Pacific

...explosives training on the eastern side of the Big Island and north of Molokai and Maui. The groups...exercises in the channel between Maui and the Big Island and on the western side of the Big Island."By establishing some safe havens...
Juneau woman survives plane crash flight and crashed near an airport on Hawaii's Big Island April 14. The other two people on board, another student...reception and Internet service at their property on the Big Island can be spotty (the couple splits their time between...
Alaska Science Forum: 1946 tsunami survivor shares her story

...the five men inside. They never knew what hit them in the 2 a.m. darkness.The residents of Hilo, on Hawaii's big island, were also unaware of the danger surging across the North Pacific. Four hours and 20 minutes after the big earthquake...
Alaska's most active volcano starts erupting spitting lava into the air and producing an ash cloud at low elevations. But unlike Kilauea Volcano on Hawaii's Big Island, where there's been spectacular images of lava encroaching on a community and burning a home, there's no property...
NOAA begins taking volunteers for whale count

...Hawaii - The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is starting to register volunteers on Kauai, Oahu and the Big Island for an annual humpback whale count.The Garden Island newspaper reported Thursday that the project is looking for people...
Missing engagement ring returned to Alaska couple

...Julie went with family to Hapuna Beach State Park on the Big Island. Everyone headed for the water to play in the waves...Pepperworth told me when I tracked him down Tuesday on the Big Island.The ring was underwater, Rick Pepperworth said, buried...
Joe Craig

...hours of Friday, October 18th, felled by a heart attack while hunting wild pigs on his macadamia nut orchard on the Big Island of Hawaii. Joe was born in Selma, California, the youngest of four children born to Glen and Barbara Craig. The Craig...
Rats decimate seabird colony

...other islands. Scientists have used poison to remove rats from islands off New Zealand and British Columbia. The biggest island where it has worked is 27,900-acre Campbell Island, about 440 miles south of New Zealand. Kiska is more than...
Hymer and DeVincent marry in June

...Scott Merry in addition to many other friends of the bride and groom. The newlyweds spent their honeymoon in Orlando, Fla., and will continue to make their home in Juneau until they retire to their other home on the Big Island of Hawaii.


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