'Super telescope' to improve space weather forecasts

To be launched in 2019, the world's biggest solar telescope based in Hawaii would significantly improve the forecasting of space weather hazards, say researchers from the University of Sheffield in Britain.

Grandmother makes Nicole Scherzinger emotional

Nicole Scherzinger couldn't hide her emotions when her grandmother travelled from Hawaii to see the singer performing in the West End show "Cats" here.

Robert Allenby makes PGA return after injuries
Robert Allenby makes PGA return after injuries

Australian golfer Robert Allenby stood by his story of being abducted, beaten and robbed in Hawaii two weeks ago in comments Tuesday ahead of his return at the PGA Phoenix Open.

Aussie Robert Allenby makes PGA return after injuries
Aussie Robert Allenby makes PGA return after injuries

Australian golfer Robert Allenby stood by his story of being abducted, beaten and robbed in Hawaii two weeks ago in comments Tuesday ahead of his return at the PGA Phoenix Open.

Stricken plane safely parachutes into sea off Hawaii

Video from a US Coast Guard aircraft released Monday captured the drama of a single-engine airplane and its pilot splashing safely onto the Pacific Ocean thanks to a parachute built inside its fuselage.

Barack Obama back in Washington after 2-week Hawaii trip

US President Barack Obama is back in Washington after spending two weeks with his family in Hawaii. Obama took an overnight flight on Air Force One back from the island of Oahu, where the Obamas vacation every year.

Bae seeks legal advice to keep PGA Tour career going
Bae seeks legal advice to keep PGA Tour career going

South Korean Bae Sang-moon plans to compete on the PGA Tour next week in Hawaii while getting legal advice to help resolve a requirement that he return home by month`s end to complete military service, his manager said.

Obama to ring in New Year with friends, family

President Barack Obama -- still on vacation in Hawaii -- plans to spend New Year`s eve with loved ones "at home," the White House said.

Obama's Christmas in Hawaii: Carols, calls to US troops

President Barack Obama celebrated Christmas by singing carols and opening gifts with his family at their vacation home in Hawaii.

Sony streams North Korea comedy online

Entertainment giant Sony on Wednesday streamed "The Interview", the movie that has outraged North Korea for lampooning dictator Kim Jong-Un, giving an early online Christmas present to US viewers.

Obama, Malaysian PM hit the links in Hawaii

US President Barack Obama, on vacation in Hawaii, tends to golf with buddies and aides, but on Wednesday mixed things up, hitting the links with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak.

Blizzard gives Hawaii summits a White Christmas

Some people in Hawaii are dreaming of a White Christmas.

US: Man survives 12 days adrift in small boat

After surviving 12 days on raw fish in a small boat, a 67-year-old Hawaii fisherman has been located by US coast guards when his family and friends were preparing for his funeral.

Phillip Hughes final touching text to best friend was 'love you, miss you'
Phillip Hughes final touching text to best friend was 'love you, miss you'

Australian batsman Phillip Hughes's best friend has revealed that she received a final touching message from the cricketer shortly before his shocking passing.

'Ghost ship' discovered off Hawaii coast

Researchers have discovered an intact "ghost ship" in 2,000 feet of water off the coast of Oahu - the third largest of the Hawaiian Islands.

India joins project to build world's largest telescope

India on Wednesday joined the elite group of countries including USA, China and Japan to build the largest telescope in the world.

All 50 US states feel freezing temperatures, 4 dead in New York
All 50 US states feel freezing temperatures, 4 dead in New York

Temperatures in all 50 US states dipped to freezing or below on Tuesday as an unseasonably cold blast of weather moved across the country while heavy snow prompted a state of emergency in western New York and contributed to the deaths of four people.

All 50 US states feeling freezing temperatures

Temperatures in all 50 US states dipped to freezing or below on Tuesday as an unseasonably cold blast of weather moved across the country, meteorologists said.

All 50 US states feeling freezing temperatures

Temperatures in all 50 US states dipped to freezing or below on Tuesday as an unseasonably cold blast of weather moved across the country, meteorologists said.

7.3 magnitude quake hits Indonesia; no casualty, major damage reported
7.3 magnitude quake hits Indonesia; no casualty, major damage reported

A powerful 7.3-magnitude earthquake rocked the Maluku Islands in eastern Indonesia Saturday, sparking a tsunami warning for areas up to 300 kilometres (185 miles) away.