On our way to Colombia, we have seen gardens with a lush tropical look even in New York City. The long hot summers on the East Coast gives gardeners the opportunity to use authentic tropicals until the first frost.
YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia — Hundreds of tourists, many of them young Westerners, sat on gray stone steps atop the world’s largest Buddhist temple, occasionally checking cellphones or whispering to each other as they waited for daylight.
The slowly deepening pond of water on the floor of Halema‘uma‘u, the first in recorded history, has captured the interest of media and the public, locally and nationally. Many questions are being asked. The two most frequent are where is the water coming from and what is its importance.
On the way to Colombia, we are staying for a while in Harlem to get a sense of life away from home.
The recent appearance of water at the bottom of Halemaumau, a crater at the summit of Kilauea Volcano, has attracted wide attention and generated many questions.
If you’re a certain age, the word “Lego” immediately sparks fond memories and joy. The fun brick-building toy captured the hearts and minds of a generation.
You can thank Stuart Roosa for what have become known as America’s moon trees.
As Americans reel from back-to-back massacres in Texas and Ohio, religious leaders who experienced violence in their houses of worship are venting their anger at the persisting violence and trying to help their congregants persevere.
My hanai brother, Syd Kraul, grew nenue fish from eggs that he got from the brood stock at Kampachi Worldwide Holdings, also known as Kampachi Farms, in two holding tanks at OTEC in Kailua-Kona. Most fishermen think of this fish as a “rubbish” fish as it eats limu and often tastes like grass or, interestingly, can be described as “fishy.” When gutted, the gut smells pretty bad, as it lives off a diet of limu and sand.
USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientists usually base their research on observations, either visual or instrumental. Interpretations come from these observations, so they must be as good as possible. Incorrect observations can lead, and have led, to erroneous interpretations.
We are on our way to coastal Colombia and for sure preparing ourselves for all the tropical diseases to which we might be exposed.
KLADRUBY NAD LABEM, Czech Republic — A Czech stud farm founded 440 years ago to breed and train ceremonial horses to serve at the Habsburg emperor’s court was added to UNESCO’s World Heritage list, acknowledging the significance of a tradition that survived for centuries.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Devotional candles to St. Jude, the Holy Trinity and the Virgin of Guadalupe sit on a bookshelf by the door of a classroom in a United Methodist church. A sewing machine is a few feet away between a bed and a set of wicker furniture. In a corner, an electric skillet warming chicken thighs acts as a kitchen.
Did you ever wonder what food scientists at NASA put in the shuttles for the astronauts?
Last year’s International Palm Conference in Colombia was amazing, so Voltiare Moise and I decided to go back and see what we can learn about tropical fruits of the Caribbean coast of the South American nation. We also plan to travel via New York City to experience the Caribbean influence on this culturally diverse mega city.
In ongoing media coverage of demonstrations at the base of the Maunakea Access Road, many hundreds of people can be seen standing on a black lava flow that surrounds the Puʻuhuluhulu Native Tree Sanctuary adjacent to Daniel K. Inouye Highway. That same lava flow continues on the other side of the highway, which traverses the saddle between Mauna Loa and Maunakea.