Newlyweds Ben Manilla, 64, and Eliza Lape, 57, traveled to Hana, Hawaii last January to celebrate their marriage. However, instead of collecting sweet memories, they collected a strain of a bacteria that resulted to hospital arrest for the both of them.
The Hawaiian Haleakala volcano is home to a wide variety of species that occupy their own ecological niche. In a recent study, Cornell researchers identified 116 beetles native to this region, 74 of which are new to science.
Coral reefs throughout the Pacific are facing increasing rates of coral bleaching, according to the NOAA. This is a result of warming ocean temperatures and corals are expected to endure this stress through October.
The Hawaiian island of O'ahu has actually formed by three massive shield volcanoes, not two as previously thought, experts report. The discovery of the Ka'ena Volcano, which was primarily an underwater volcano, reveals new clues to how some Hawaiian islands and additional volcanoes were formed.