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Supporters say Hawaii telescope will bring jobs, knowledge

HONOLULU (AP) — A giant telescope planned for Hawaii’s tallest mountain will enhance humanity’s knowledge of the universe and bring quality, high-paying jobs, supporters said as protesters blocked construction for a second week. An international consortium plans to build the $1.4 billion Thirty Meter Telescope at the top of Mauna …

Study: More sharks bite people in Hawaii, but risk minuscule

HONOLULU (AP) — The rate of shark bites in Hawaii has been increasing slightly in recent years, but the risk remains extremely low — roughly 5-in-1 million — according to new research. Recently published research that looked at 55 years of global data showed shark bites around the world are …

‘Historic’ storm hurls huge waves and 191-mph winds at Hawaii; rare snow hits Maui – The Washington Post

Snow may have fallen at the lowest elevation ever observed in the state. An extremely powerful winter storm is pulling away from Hawaii after unleashing damaging winds, massive waves, coastal flooding and snow in unusual places. The storm, which the National Weather Service office in Honolulu described as “historic,” began pounding the …

Olson Kundig-designed Hawaii home asks $6.9M – Curbed

Take a dip in the pool Location: Kauai, Hawaii Price: $6,950,000 As the last days of fall start to dwindle into winter, people who pine for sunny skies may dream of moving to a place where summer never ends. And if we’re dreaming—hello, price tag—we might choose this four-bedroom, four-and-a-half bath contemporary in Hawaii. …