Hawaii

Find out everything there is to know about Hawaii and stay updated on the latest Hawaiian news with the comprehensive articles, interactive features and Hawaii pictures at LiveScience.com. Learn more about this tropical state as scientists continue to make amazing discoveries about Hawaii.
Read More
Hurricane Iselle Downgraded to Tropical Storm
A satellite image reveals tropical storm Iselle bearing down on the Big Island of Hawaii.
August 8th, 2014
As tropical cyclone Iselle menaced Hawaii on Thursday night local time, the storm also showed signs of slowing and weakening.
Read More »
Mesmerizing Lava Lake Movement Revealed in Time-Lapse Video
Halema'uma'u Crater Lava Lake
November 4th, 2013
This thermal image sequence of the lava lake in Halema'uma'u Crater condenses about 12 minutes of motion (which is then repeated three times), showing how the slightly cooler layer of crust constantly cracks and reforms into new patters.
Read More »
Hawaii Volcanoes: Like Biggest Stack of Pancakes on Earth
Hawaii gravity topography
September 24th, 2013
The biggest active volcano in the world is a towering stack of lava layers laid down over a million years, a new study finds. The research could finally solve a long-standing debate over how Hawaii's volcanic islands formed.
Read More »
Hawaii's Climate Wipeout (Video)
hawaii, hawai'i, rising sea level, climate change, global warming
July 28th, 2014
Hawai'i faces the same risks from rising sea levels as other atolls and islands.
Read More »