Latest Haleakala National Park Stories

2011-06-30 06:50:00

KAHULUI, Hawaii, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Maui GPS Tour Guide is a virtual tour guide that talks to vacationers as they drive around Maui.

2007-02-09 06:00:24

By Mike Leidemann HONOLULU -- Hawaii is scheduled to get its first regular interisland passenger ferry service in more than 25 years this summer, but the project is raising concerns among environmentalists about whale collisions, invasive species and congestion.

2005-01-08 10:52:38

The summit of a Maui volcano whose Hawaiian name means "House of the Sun" has been recommended as the site for one of the world's biggest and most advanced solar telescopes.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.