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Tag Archives: Hawaii
The Anchorage Daily News has an amusing tale of determining the U.S. largest island — Kodiak Island or the Island Of Hawaii. The debate was spurred by Sarah Palin’s calling Kodiak the biggest. The News concluded that Hawaii is the … Continue reading
The Gemini Telescope on Mauna Kea is the first land based telescope to photograph a planet outside the solar system.
Hawaii has closed portions of the Mauna Kea Forest Reserve and the Kaohe Game Management Area through August 31 because of drought. This is in wake of the National Weather Service announcement that the October 2009 to April 2010 Hawaiian … Continue reading
The $1/year state lease to the University of Hawaii for the telescopes atop Mauna Kea is stirring some controversy as plans are moving forward for the new billion 30-metre telescope and the State of Hawaii is facing budget deficits. Here’s … Continue reading
Ground hasn’t even been broken on Mauna Kea for the new 30 Metre Telescope which is scheduled to become operational in 2018 and was billed as the world’s largest telescope. Now comes plans the 42-metre European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT) … Continue reading
The Mauna Kea Management Board has recommended approval of the enivronmental impact statement for the Thirty Meter Telescope which would be the world’s largest and most advanced observatory if it is built. If the approval is achieved construction would begin … Continue reading
The Honoluluadvertiser reports that a third of the feral cats on the Mauna Kea west slope between 6,500 to 9,000 have toxoplasmosis, a protozoan parasite.
Largest telescope starts gazing Guardian Unlimited, UK – Jul 12, 2007 A powerful array of 36 separate mirrors form a single mirror that is 10.4 metres (34ft) wide, 4% larger than the Keck telescopes at Mauna Kea, Hawaii. …
Backcountry Accidents in Arizona, Colorado, Hawaii, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Missouri, Oregon, and Utah
Here’s the May 13, 2006 round up of backcountry accidents Arizona, Colorado, Hawaii, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Missouri, Oregon, and Utah.
Hawaii is planning to eradicate the famed coqui frog from the island.