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Unknown to thousands of visitors in Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park, a simulated Mars landing mission unfolded on Kīlauea Volcano for two weeks in September 2016. Sadly, Matt Damon, who starred in the movie “The Martian,” was not aboard. The 2016 work was part of NASA’s Biologic Analog Science Associated with Lava Terrains (BASALT) program. BASALT ...
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TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 1 NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI 537 AM HST FRI FEB 17 2017 TO - EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT IN THE STATE OF HAWAII SUBJECT - LOCAL TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT THIS STATEMENT IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY. NO ACTION REQUIRED. AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS ORIGIN TIME - ...
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MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII — Whether it’s the noxious gases rising from the Kilauea volcano, or the lively coral reefs that sprawl across the seafloor around the island chain, Hawaii’s ecosystems are under some serious scientific scrutiny this month. Researchers are here gathering data using NASA’s high-altitude airplanes, outfitted with cameras that capture visible light as well as infrared ...
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Hawaii residents were fortunate to escape serious damage following the Tohoku Japan tsunami on March 11, 2011. There was some localized flooding, but it was nothing compared to the loss of life and property in Japan. Nearly 16,000 residents were killed when the tsunami hit, and 2,500 are still counted as missing. Click on the ...
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(From Associated Press):  A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 shook a southern Philippine region late Friday, injuring at least two people, damaging some buildings, knocking out power and sending hundreds of residents fleeing to safety, officials said. There was no threat of a tsunami from the quake in Surigao del Norte province which ...
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