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There’s something in the water at Pearl Harbor—and it’s making kids sick
A Task & Purpose investigation shows military officials were slow to act after families living on base reported potential contamination.
Kīlauea has belched 4.2 billion gallons of lava—and it isn’t done yet
The volcano is giving us a show with glass, lava lakes, and vog (yes, you read that correctly).
The US military has been testing out Reaper drones over Hawaii
The three uncrewed aircraft arrived in September, and are part of an exercise. Here's why the military is interested in the Pacific.
How to study a volcano when it destroys your lab
Dodging lava while broadcasting real-time data on an eruption is tricky, to say the least.
These astronauts are preparing for life on Mars by living in Hawaiian lava tubes
The caves are an excellent facsimile of lava tubes on other planets.
In Hawaii, an ancient observatory offers lessons for modern stargazers
Physicist Chanda Prescod-Weinstein spans the whitewashed history of astronomy in her new book, ‘The Disordered Cosmos.’
Local languages are dying out and taking invaluable knowledge with them
Rare, rural vocabularies hold the keys to centuries-old questions about nature, human migration, and more.
Hawaii managed COVID-19 better than any other state, but its residents are still at risk
If cases get worse, the state’s shortage of doctors could become a real problem.
Pro surfers hit artificial waves in the heat of the climate crisis
As the patterns in the Pacific Ocean begin to change, athletes are turning to surf parks to catch their big breaks.
Jupiter has a spooky new look in this sharp infrared photo
The image allows researchers to look deep into the gaseous planet’s raging storms.