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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...
Former Alaska man is suspect in Hawaii murder

HONOLULU - Big Island police say a former Alaska man whose pregnant girlfriend was found strangled is now a suspect in her murder.Police are looking...
Fishermen want humpback whales off endangered list

...should come off," the West Hawaii fisherman told The Associated Press by telephone from Kailua-Kona on Hawaii's Big Island. Fishermen are concerned the Endangered Species Act is being used as a tool to manage the oceans and this will ultimately...
Budget cuts pare real-time monitoring of volcanoes

...reduction in lab research, studies of eruption histories and lava survey flights. In Hawaii, lava flyovers of the Big Island's Kilauea volcano were reduced from once a week to once every two weeks.It's still early in the federal downsizing...
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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