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HONOLULU | Now 97, Navy veteran recalls 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor

HONOLULU  — Retired U.S. Navy Cmdr. Don Long was alone on an anchored military seaplane in the middle of a bay across the island from Pearl Harbor when Japanese warplanes started striking Hawaii on December 7, 1941, watching from afar as the bombs and bullets killed and wounded thousands. The waves of attacking planes reached … Continue reading HONOLULU | Now 97, Navy veteran recalls 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor

HONOLULU | Food chain disruption eyed in Hawaii whale sighting decline

HONOLULU — Research into the decline of humpback whale sightings in Hawaii points to a food chain disruption likely caused by warmer ocean temperatures in the whales’ feeding grounds in Alaska, federal officials have said. U.S. and international researchers, wildlife managers and federal officials were meeting in Honolulu Tuesday and Wednesday to discuss the decline … Continue reading HONOLULU | Food chain disruption eyed in Hawaii whale sighting decline

Islands regain some air, sea access after monster storm

Some airport and shipping access has returned to a U.S. Pacific territory ravaged by a super typhoon, but tens of thousands of residents still without power and sifting through rubble face a long road to recovery. Saipan International Airport reopened with limited service Sunday after Super Typhoon Yutu slammed the Northern Mariana Islands this week … Continue reading Islands regain some air, sea access after monster storm

HONOLULU | National park in Hawaii reopens after monthslong eruption

HONOLULU — A national park in Hawaii has reopened after being closed for more than four months because of Kilauea volcano‘s latest eruption, which caused widespread damage to park infrastructure and dramatically changed its landscape. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park officials said there were no lines or waiting for visitors to catch a glimpse of the … Continue reading HONOLULU | National park in Hawaii reopens after monthslong eruption