HONG KONG — Hong Kong’s retired archbishop recently warned that a deal between the Vatican and China that cedes too much power to Beijing would place the country’s Catholic followers in a big “birdcage.”
An almost unrecognized change in immigration will be explored during an upcoming performance at the University of Hawaii at Hilo.
In recent weeks, the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory joined forces with several other agencies to talk about Mauna Loa at community events and other public meetings. Unfortunately, some information presented at these gatherings has been misinterpreted.
We are now in New Zealand, where fresh herbs and spices are a natural for outdoor and kitchen gardening. In Hawaii, we tend to depend on the convenience of the supermarkets, but growing your own can be fun, as well as save you money on your food budget.
PHILADELPHIA — “LOVE” returned to Philadelphia on Tuesday, just in time for Valentine’s Day.
BUXTON, N.C. — North Carolina’s iconic Cape Hatteras Lighthouse has gone dark for about a month while officials await custom-made parts for storm damage repairs.
PARIS — A French bishop declared Sunday that the recovery a long-debilitated nun made after she visited the shrine in Lourdes was a miracle, the 70th event to be recognized as an act of divine intervention at the world-famous Catholic pilgrimage site.
NEW ORLEANS — Tens of thousands of revelers thronged Mardi Gras festivities, many yelling “throw me something, Mister!” in the universal call to float riders who tossed them coveted beads and trinkets on Tuesday’s raucous finale to Carnival season in New Orleans.
MEXICO CITY — It was an archaeological adventure: a 12-day family trip to Mayan and Aztec pyramid cities, from Mexico City to the Yucatan jungle.
If you visit Hawaii Volcanoes National Park’s Jaggar Museum Overlook when the wind is calm, you might be able to hear the sounds of gas bubbles bursting and lava splashing in the Halemaʻumaʻu lava lake at the summit of Kilauea.