WAILUKU — A spokesman for the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources says a shark knocked a Maui man off a stand-up paddleboard and left the tail of his board with bite marks.
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WAILUKU — A man surfing with his three young sons used his fist and surfboard to fend off a shark attack in waters off Maui that were rough and murky from a hurricane that churned passed Hawaii over the weekend.
HONOLULU — Honolulu police say an Ewa Beach man struck by a car last week has died.
KIHEI — Researchers are concerned about the number of cats near a Maui wildlife sanctuary that’s home to endangered birds.
The state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs is encouraging the state’s 18,000 real estate professionals to renew their licenses online at pvl.ehawaii.gov/mypvl, starting today.
HONOLULU — The Hawaii Department of Health says 5,000 gallons of partially treated waste water were discharged from the Sand Island wastewater treatment plant into Honolulu Harbor.
HONOLULU — A report by the National Transportation Safety Board says an incorrectly installed fuel system part may have contributed to a helicopter crash in Honolulu last year.
LIHUE — Kauai has been on a hot streak recently.
HONOLULU — Hawaii residents started to relax Sunday after days of keeping a cautious eye on Hurricane Ana, which was downgraded by late afternoon into a tropical storm.
HONOLULU — Hurricane Ana was on course Saturday to miss Hawaii by more than a hundred miles while generating strong winds and heavy rains that prompted flash flood warnings and lured surfers with high waves.
One live adult coconut rhinoceros beetle has been found near the Diamond Head Lookout on Oahu’s south shore, where crews were checking survey traps. This is the first time that a coconut rhinoceros beetle has been found east of the Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam 6-mile zone where the coconut rhinoceros beetle were initially found in December 2013, according to the Hawaii Department of Agriculture.
This week, researchers from University of Hawaii, Norway, and the UK have shown with innovative experiments that a rise in jellyfish blooms near the ocean’s surface may lead to jellyfish falls that are rapidly consumed by voracious deep-sea scavengers.
Maritime archaeologists working with NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service discovered the remains of a sunken World War II era P-40K Warhawk fighter aircraft while doing research in Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument aboard NOAA ship Hiialakai in August. The wreckage was found in about 25 feet of water off the southeast side of the barrier reef within the Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge and Battle of Midway National Memorial.
LIHUE — Kauai residents are being asked to dim lights at night to keep threatened and endangered Hawaiian seabirds from getting confused as they fly from the mountains to the sea.
HONOLULU — A fireworks company wants to gradually explode seized fireworks that remain stored in the Waikele bunker where an explosion and fire killed five workers in 2011.