Four of the eight remaining survivors of the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on the doomed battleship USS Arizona will drink a toast to their shipmates in arms on the 73rd anniversary of the day of infamy, the National Park Service said.
Hosting its 44th annual Thanksgiving dinner, the Salvation Army invites anyone "alone, without a home, in need of a hot meal or simply wishing to share in fellowship" to attend the free event. More than 2,000 community members participated last year. Story »
Hawaii County officials reopened a section of Pahoa's main road at noon Wednesday with police and Hawaii National Guard troops in the area to make sure drivers didn't stop to get a look at hardened lava within 500 feet of the road.
The lava threatening Pahoa has effectively stalled, giving neighbors a reason to give thanks this Thanksgiving — while also raising anxieties about where molten rock flowing out of Kilauea Volcano will turn next.
Jeffrey Kim said he was relieved when his doctor at Straub Clinic & Hospital told him that the chronic and persistent pain that he had been feeling in his mouth for nearly two years was not cancer. That was in 2009.
The Coast Guard this week honored the captain and two crew members of the Matson container ship Manukai for rescuing three men aboard a 42-foot sailboat that was caught in Hurricane Julio in August.
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WHANGAREI, NEW ZEALAND >> The wheels in their heads start to turn. Then the questions come like a faucet on full blast: Where do you sleep? What foods do you eat? How fast does the canoe go? Is it windy?
Washington Place, built by American trader and sea captain John Dominis, is a beautiful, historic home that has several features that now seem ordinary, but were once exotic when the house was built. Story »
Who knew that a poky marine animal the size of a snow globe could do such a stellar job of fighting aliens? The plodding heroes are collector urchins, a native species the state has been raising by the thousands and releasing in Kaneohe Bay. Story »
It is a mystery whether Earth's water formed along with Earth or if it came after Earth formed. There is good scientific evidence for either scenario. Water is common in the universe. Telescopes have located spectral signatures of water in nebulae in distant reaches of the galaxy. Story »