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Controversial telescope to be built on sacred Hawaiian peak

Jun. 20, 2019 9:24 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — After years of protests and legal battles, officials have announced that a massive telescope which will allow scientists to peer into the most distant reaches of our early universe will be built on a Hawaiian volcano that some consider sacred. The state announced a "notice to proceed" for...

Forecasters predict busy Central Pacific hurricane season

May. 22, 2019 7:55 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii and the Central Pacific could experience more storms than normal during this year's hurricane season. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicted Wednesday there will be five to eight named tropical cyclones in the region from June 1 through Nov. 30. Four to five...