Hawaii

  • Watch: The exact moment of panic caught on camera when a plane crashes into the ocean in Hawaii 14-01-2014 11:19 AM

    A video records the panic and drama in the final moments inside a small plane when it crashed into the ocean in Hawaii. ...
  • Obama signs bipartisan budget deal, defense bill 27-12-2013 07:30 AM

    Honolulu: Rounding out a tough and frustrating year, President Barack Obama signed a bipartisan budget deal on Thursday easing spending cuts and a defense bill cracking down on sexual assault in the military, as the President and Congress began pivoting to the midterm election year ahead. Obama put his signature...
  • US woman's last name too long for driver's licence 13-09-2013 11:58 PM

    Honolulu: A US woman's last name is so long that she can't get a driver's licence with her correct name. Janice "Lokelani" Keihanaikukauakahihuliheekahaunaele is fighting to make it happen. The documents only have room for 35 characters, so Hawaii County instead issued her driver's licence and her state ID with...
  • Scientists create glow-in-the-dark rabbits using transgenesis technique 12-08-2013 06:15 PM

    Scientists have produced a litter of ordinary-looking rabbits but with a twist they glow green in the dark. Researchers believe the technique used to create glowing rabbits may lead to cheaper medicine for many diseases. The herd of rabbits was born two weeks ago in Istanbul, Turkey using an active...
  • 'Sex superbug' as deadly as the AIDS virus hits Hawaii 07-05-2013 09:25 AM

    New Delhi: At least two cases of a resistant strain of gonorrhoea have hit Hawaii, according to health officials quoted in a report in the Mail Online. The strains are called the 'sex superbug', the Mail said quoting Hawaii News Now reports. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has...
  • 6.8 magnitude earthquake shakes Papua New Guinea 17-04-2013 11:00 AM

    A strong earthquake of 6.8 magnitude was recorded off the remote northern coast of Papua New Guinea at a depth of about 8 km (5 miles) on Wednesday. ...
  • 6.8 magnitude earthquake hits Papua New Guinea: USGS 17-04-2013 09:37 AM

    Sydney: A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 was recorded off the remote northern coast of Papua New Guinea at a depth of about 8 km (5 miles) on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Hawaii said in a statement there was...
  • US Presidential poll: Tulsi Gabbard may become 1st Hindu in Cong 05-11-2012 10:42 AM

    War veteran and Hawaii native Tulsi Gabbard is expected to be inducted into the US Congress. She will be the first Hindu-American diplomat to be inducted into the US Congress. Speaking to CNN-IBN, she said she was happy and said she would work to improvise the US-India ties. ...
  • Hurricane Sandy grounds thousands of flights 29-10-2012 07:08 AM

    New York: Airlines hastily canceled flights in the Northeast Sunday as Hurricane Sandy moved up the coast. The massive storm threatens to bring a near halt to air travel for at least two days in a key region for both domestic and international flights. Major carriers such as American Airlines,...
  • Snapshot: 'Evolta' robots that swim, bike and run 15-09-2011 03:20 PM

    A combination photo of Panasonic's "Evolta" robots, swim (top), run (R) and bike robot (L), being demonstrated during a news conference in Tokyo September 15, 2011. The company said three types of Evolta robots, developed to swim, bike and run, will challenge to complete an Ironman triathlon course in Hawaii,...
  • No strings attached: Puppets robbed in Hawaii 12-04-2011 01:53 PM

    Honolulu: Thieves broke into a performing arts organization's van and stole three puppets worth $ 10,000, cutting the company's cast in half in the middle of a popular tour and prompting workers to frantically dig through trash bins in search of the missing characters. Maui Academy of Performing Arts officials...
  • Tiny amounts of radiation from Japan reach US 27-03-2011 07:54 AM

    Reno: Minuscule amounts of radiation from Japan's damaged nuclear plant have reached Las Vegas, but scientists say it poses no health risk. Extremely small amounts of the radioactive isotopes iodine-131 and zenon-133 reached a monitoring station by the city's Atomic Testing Museum this week, said Ted Hartwell, manager of the...
  • Obama orders safety review of US N-plants 18-03-2011 11:14 AM

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has ordered a thorough review of safety at nuclear plants in the country in response to the emergency unfolding at the Fukushima power plant in Japan. Speaking to reporters at the White House on Thursday after returning from a surprise visit to the Japanese embassy,...
  • 'Radiation from Japanese n-plant won't reach US' 16-03-2011 07:03 AM

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has said that he was not worried about radiation from the quake hit Japanese nuclear power plant reaching Hawaii. Asked about whether he is worried about the radiation from Japan reaching the US shores, Obama said, "No. I've been assured that it, any nuclear release...
  • Quake moves Japan coast, shifts Earth's axis 12-03-2011 12:52 PM

    Tokyo: The powerful earthquake that unleashed a devastating tsunami on Friday appears to have moved the main island of Japan by eight feet (2.4 meters) and shifted the Earth on its axis. "At this point, we know that one GPS station moved (eight feet), and we have seen a map...
  • Aid and rescue offers for Japan earthquake 12-03-2011 09:20 AM

    More than 45 countries have offered to help Japan deal with Friday's devastating earthquake and tsunami, the United Nations said. Following is a list of aid offers. * US President Barack Obama sent condolences to the people of Japan and said the United States would provide any help its close...
  • Chile upgrades tsunami alert for its coastline 12-03-2011 07:40 AM

    Santiago: Chile on Friday upgraded a tsunami alert for its coastline and remote Easter Island territory after waves triggered by a massive earthquake in Japan hit Hawaii, and said it would evacuate flood-prone areas along the mainland coast. Chile was hit by a magnitude 8.8 quake and ensuing tsunamis a...
  • More than 1000 dead after 8.9 Japan quake 12-03-2011 06:57 AM

    Tokyo: Japan confronted devastation along its northeastern coast on Saturday, with fires raging and parts of some cities under water after a massive earthquake and tsunami that likely killed at least 1,000 people. Daybreak was expected to reveal the full extent of the death and damage from Friday's 8.9 magnitude...
  • Tsunami spares Hawaii, US West Coast on alert 12-03-2011 12:21 AM

    Oakland (California, US)/Quito: Thousands of people fled their homes along the California coast on Friday as a tsunami triggered by the massive earthquake in Japan began hitting the US West Coast after rolling through Hawaii. Initial reports from US civil defence officials and residents of coastal communities suggested the force...
  • US: SC rejects Barack Obama's citizenship case 11-01-2011 09:29 AM

    Washington: The United States Supreme Court refused to take up the question of President Obama's citizenship on January 10. The high court rejected the request by Orly Taitz, a California lawyer who has been spearheading the "birther" movement of mainly right-wing protesters seeking questions on where Obama was born. Obama's...
  • Reagan on Obama's holiday reading list 27-12-2010 01:18 PM

    Washington: After months of political highs and lows, US President Barack Obama is enjoying Christmas holiday with his family in Hawaii and on top of his reading list is the biography of former president Ronald Reagan, a media report said. White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs tweeted that Obama is...
  • Kids get Michelle Obama's surprise 25-12-2010 10:01 AM

    Honolulu: Eight-year-old Juliana-Rose Hatcher had tracked Santa Claus all of Friday with the aid of NORAD's Santa hotline, before she got some unexpected help from Michelle Obama. The first lady stayed behind when her husband, President Barack Obama, and daughters Sasha and Malia hit the beach on their Christmas vacation...
  • University posts personal info of 40,000 students 29-10-2010 12:17 PM

    Honolulu: The Social Security numbers, grades and other personal information of more than 40,000 former University of Hawaii students were posted online for nearly a year before being removed this week, The Associated Press has learned. University officials told the AP that a faculty member inadvertently uploaded files containing the...
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  • Paparazzi catches Obama shirtless, on the beach 24-12-2008 03:48 PM

    A shirtless photo of Obama vacationing in Hawaii has people taking. ...
  • Obama wins Hawaii, Wisconsin, increases lead over Hillary 20-02-2008 02:33 PM

    Birmingham: More than the disappointment that he missed his triple century by just six runs England opener Alastair Cook is 'thrilled' at making 294 runs against India in the third Test at Edgbaston here on Friday. On the back of Cook's mazing knock, England scored a massive 710 for seven...
  • Quake in Hawaii, power knocked out 16-10-2006 08:18 AM

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