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What Happens When The World's Largest Volcano Erupts Again?

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 05.20.2014 | Green

Imagine living in the shadow of the world's largest -- and still active -- volcano. For residents on Hawaii's Big Island, a threat has long rumble...

I'm With Stupid: Popping Tiny Bubbles of Volcanic Ignorance

Todd Hartley | Posted 07.19.2014 | Travel
Todd Hartley

I grew up in the East, so everything I know about Hawaii I learned from TV. Think Magnum, P.I.; Hawaii Five-0; The Brady Bunch: that kind of stuff.

Kate Sheppard

Happy Earth Day. We Just Reached Another Scary Climate Change Milestone | Kate Sheppard | Posted 04.23.2014 | Green

In May 2013, it was big news when, for the first time, the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere hit 400 parts per million. Now, researche...

This Is What A Hawaii Snow Day Looks Like (PHOTOS)

Posted 01.31.2014 | Green

You know that first day of spring? When everyone breaks out their warm-weather clothing and has that doofy smile on their face? Well, that just happen...

Winter Weather Advisory In Effect For ... Hawaii? (PHOTOS)

Posted 03.04.2015 | Travel

The summits of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa on Hawaii's Big Island regularly see temperatures below freezing during the winter and snowfall is not uncommon...

What Your Family Can Do To Help The Environment

Posted 05.17.2013 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: Last week, the earth hit an environmental milestone that has climat...

Oh Wait: The Earth Really Is Warming. Fast.

Peter H. Gleick | Posted 04.02.2013 | Green
Peter H. Gleick

2013-04-03-graph_gleick.jpgThese graphs are our reality.

Watching the Birth of the Earth High Over Hawaii

James M. Clash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
James M. Clash

I was spiraling above the Big Island in a four-passenger Hughes 500 whirlybird. All that separated us from the ground was a few thousand feet of tropical air and some flimsy seat belts.