Fragments of corals, shells and coarse sand in a natural sinkhole suggest that a mighty tsunami hit the Hawaiian Islands about 500 years ago.
Slow-moving lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano is about a week away from homes and farms in the Kaohe Homesteads neighborhood.
Hurricanes Iselle and Bertha threaten the United States this week.
An expansion of the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument would protect one of the few large unspoiled sections of ocean waters on the planet. Continue reading →
President Obama announces the expansion of the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument from almost 87,000 square miles to nearly 782,000 square miles.
Strange as it sounds, the deadly molasses spill in Honolulu harbor is not unique, and could take some time to clean up.
Tsunami modeling technology has made huge strides in recent years, and scientists are learning a lot from the Chilean tsunami that rippled through the Pacific Ocean in February.
Anyone sailing in the Western Pacific is asked to keep an eye out and report debris to NOAA.
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