PTWC technology

Newer technology helps advance tsunami research

A magnitude 7.6 earthquake hit off the coast of the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific Saturday morning, causing some concerns. But it took just minutes for the scientists at the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center to determine that the Solomon Islands quake posed no tsunami threat for Hawaii.…
Haiyan efforts

Last minute fundraising efforts for Typhoon Haiyan

It's been several months since Typhoon Haiyan ravaged the Philippines, and many who lived through it are still in need of help. To emphasize that point, community organizers held a rally to promote a new benefit to people who donate to the relief effort.…
Peru: Ubinas Volcano erupts

Ubinas Volcano erupts in Peru

Ubinas Volcano, Peru (CNN) — Check this out, a huge volcanic eruption in Peru is sending a giant plume of smoke and ash high into the sky. This is the Ubinas Volcano...…
National Grilled Cheese Day!

It’s National Grilled Cheese Day!

(CNN) — It may seem a little cheesy, but it’s time to celebrate National Grilled Cheese Day. Yes, that’s today. Isn’t there something so com...…
Kaeo Aliviado // Hawaii Athletics

#4 Cal Poly squeaks past Rainbow Warriors

HONOLULU – Matt Cooper was on his way to a career-night but a key error on a routine fly ball turned the tides as the University of Hawai’i Rainbow Warrior baseball...…
copper wire stolen

Copper wire thieves are to blame for water outage

Thieves stole copper wire from the Board of Water Supply's communication cable. It resulted in a water outage in Kalihi this past Sunday, and more damage to the communication system on Friday. …
FILE - In this March 19, 2013 file photo, the company logo of car manufacturer BMW is seen on a wheel rim in Munich, Germany. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, File)

BMW extends recall worldwide to half-million cars

BERLIN (AP) — German automaker BMW is issuing a worldwide recall of many models of cars with certain six-cylinder gas motors after identifying a problem with a bolt use...…
Hawaii State Capitol

Capitol talent show benefits Hawaii Food Bank

State legislators and other government leaders will sing and dance at Capitol Idol II: The Return of Capitol Idol at the state Capitol auditorium on Apr.14 from 5 to 7 p.m. Admission to see the show is free, and it is a benefit for the Hawaii Food Bank. …
Surveillance footage from Jack Endo Electric

Copper theft caught on surveillance video

We've heard of criminals stealing from freeway lights, but now thieves are going straight to the source and ripping off suppliers and contractors.…