Astronomers Seeking Planet 9 Hope To Soon Catch A Glimpse

 

On the top of Hawaii’s Mauna Kea mountain Thursday, astronomers will point the large Subaru Telescope toward a patch of sky near the constellation of Orion, looking for an extremely faint object moving slowly through space:

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Hawaii’s New Best Local Desserts

Easy to make local recipes from the Hawaiian Islands featuring local flavors and ingredients such as coconut, pineapple, lilikoi, papaya and mango from some of of Hawaii’s cuisines such as Chinese, Japanese, Filipino, Hawaiian, Portuguese, and Southeast Asian, just to name a few.

News from Keck Observatory

News from Keck Observatory

Kīlauea Volcano Summit Vent Lava Lake

Stunning 4K aerial and ground b-roll of the Kīlauea Volcano Halemaʻumaʻu Crater Summit Vent Lava Lake taken between July 24 and July 31, 2016. Credit: U.S. Geological Survey

Hawaii’s Best Local Dishes

Easy to make recipes from the Hawaiian Islands featuring local favorites that capture the flavors of Hawaii’s cuisines such as Chinese, Japanese, Filipino, Hawaiian, Portuguese, and Southeast Asian, just to name a few.

Volcano Lava Lake Nears Overflow

 

 

Hawai‘i’s fresh water supply

It may seem like we have an endless supply of water here in Hawai‘i. Windward areas of some islands receive 120 to more than 200 inches of rain a year on average—considerably more than the “rainy city” of Seattle, which receives less than 40 inches per year. Population growth, changing land-use demands, deforestation, and climate change, however, pose significant threats to our water supply and even to rainfall itself. Fortunately there are many simple steps individuals and communities can take to save and protect water for Hawai‘i’s future. Read more here

Kilauea lava lake reaches highest level in more than a year

Lava rose to within 16 to 20 feet of the crater floor at Halemaumau this morning, the highest levels in more than a year.

The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory posted photos and a video taken Wednesday night that showed the lava lake at Kilauea reaching a level of 26 feet below the crater floor. The lake is easily visible from the Jaggar Museum overlook. Meanwhile, lava continues entering the ocean from Puu Oo vent in the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

News from Keck Observatory

News from Keck Observatory

  • Rare Fossil Relic of Early Milky Way Discovered
    MAUNAKEA, Hawaii – A fossilized
    remnant of the early Milky Way harboring stars of hugely different ages has
    been discovered by an international team of astronomers. This stellar system
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News from Keck Observatory

News from Keck Observatory

News from Keck Observatory

News from Keck Observatory

News from Keck Observatory

News from Keck Observatory

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