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1946 tsunami
2014-10-22 05:17:28

The massive tsunami that struck Japan in 2011 was a wake-up call for Honolulu officials, who immediately began working on updating the island's evacuation plans and procedures. This renewed attention also led to the unlocking of a scientific mystery surrounding a massive sediment deposit on the island of Kauai.

Highest Percentage Of Fish Species Dominate Deep Coral Reefs In Northwestern Hawaiian Islands
2014-03-14 11:58:36

Deep coral reefs in Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument (PMNM) may contain the highest percentage of fish species found nowhere else on Earth

Rising Sea Waters Threaten Hawaiian Shorelines
2013-08-31 08:19:16

After examining other influences on shoreline change including waves, sediment supply and littoral processes, and anthropogenic changes, the best explanation for the difference in island-wide shoreline trends, such as beach erosion or accretion, is the differing rates of relative sea-level rise on Hawaiian islands.

Submarine Canyons Important Source Of Marine Invertebrate Diversity, Abundance
2013-08-28 11:44:54

Submarine canyons play an important role in maintaining high levels of biodiversity of small invertebrates in the seafloor sediments of the main and northwestern Hawaiian Islands, according to research from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.

2013-08-27 23:22:53

Hawaiian Jellys, the world’s only “Slip…aaahs” are the only flip flop sandals on the market with innovative technology for maximum comfort. KONA, Hawaii

NASA's Aqua Satellite Flew Over Tropical Storm Flossie As It Neared Hawaii.
2013-07-30 09:40:37

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer or MODIS instrument that flies aboard NASA's Aqua satellite captured a visible image of Tropical Storm Flossie on July 28 at 23:10 UTC (7:10 p.m. EDT) as it continued moving toward Hawaii.

Hawaiian Islands May See Less Rainfall
2013-04-24 05:16:24

It has happened almost imperceptibly, but rainfall over the Hawaiian Islands has been in decline since 1978. According to scientists, this trend is likely to continue with global warming through the end of this century.

Hawaiian Northeast Trade Winds Are Decreasing
2012-10-15 05:11:13

University of Hawaii at Manoa (UHM) researchers have noticed an increased frequency of the eastern trade winds and a decrease in frequency of the north east trade winds over the last 40 years.

Big Story Weather Header
2012-07-13 03:00:31

Daily weather forecast and wrap-up provided by redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly.

Big Story Weather Header
2012-07-12 03:00:41

Daily weather forecast and wrap-up provided by redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly.


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  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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