Advocating Avocadoes Again!

Advocating Avocadoes Again!

Note: Aguacate, Palta, Alligator Pear.The 1st 2 are Spanish and all of them mean AVACADO. This fruit tree (Persea americana) is thought to trace its origins to southern Mexico. Avocados were widely cultivated from central Peru to the Rio Grande river by the time the fair-skinned Europeans showed up. In the United States, avocado trees […]

Major Snow Storm Hit Northwest Again

Major Snow Storm Hit Northwest Again

Schools closed across Washington State as Winter snowstorms hammered the Northwest again as a larger weather system wreaked havoc in the region and brought snow to Hawaii. Seattle’s metro area had already been hit by 3 snow storms this month and the National Weather Service reports that Seattle-Tacoma International Airport has received 14.1 ins of […]

Some Americans Dream of Getting Off of the ‘Grid’

Some Americans Dream of Getting Off of the ‘Grid’

Some Americans Dream of Getting Off of the ‘Grid’ More and more Americans are wondering what life is like outside there cozy neighborhoods. They dream of lots of land, growing their own Real food, supplying their own electricity, living without government assistance, and gaining a new sense of independence. If you crave peace, quiet, solitude […]

The Top 5 US Beaches

The Top 5 US Beaches

The Top 5 US Beaches Whether you want to snorkel in crystal-clear coves, surf the biggest breaks in the US, or walk along a rocky shore, there is a super US beach for you. But with so many options, where should you begin? Dr. Beach, aka Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman, professor and director of the Laboratory […]

Lava is Really Flowing in Hawaii for the 3rd Week Running

Lava is Really Flowing in Hawaii for the 3rd Week Running

Lava is Really Flowing in Hawaii for the 3rd Week Running Satellite imagery from space shows how widespread lava from the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii has spread. The European Space Agency released a 23 May photograph from its Sentinel-2 satellite showing the bright orange lava, and NASA’s Earth Observatory distributed a nighttime view of the lava flows. Lava from the […]

Hawaii Volcano Blows Its Top

Hawaii Volcano Blows Its Top

Hawaii Volcano Blows Its Top Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano erupted from its Summit before dawn Thursday, shooting a dusty plume of ash about 30,000 ft into the sky. The explosion came at about 6:00a local time after 2 weeks of volcanic activity and the opening of more than 12 fissures east of the crater that spewed […]

Ash and Large Rocks Spewing from Volcano in Hawaii

Ash and Large Rocks Spewing from Volcano in Hawaii

Ash and Large Rocks Spewing from Volcano in Hawaii Ash emissions from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano decreased, prompting the cancellation Wednesday of an ash fall advisory. There are occasional bursts of ash coming from the crater causing ash to fall downwind to several communities, though there are only trace amounts, said the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory. Ash […]

Hotel News: Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) in Oahu

Hotel News: Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) in Oahu

Hotel News: Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) in Oahu Offering mid-century modern design with island influences, this stylish hotel is a 6-minute walk from Waikiki Beach and 3 miles from Diamond Head hiking area. Airy, colorful rooms have balconies and tropical accents, and feature flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi, as well as sitting areas and minifridges. […]

Big Agriculture Wins In Hawaii

Big Agriculture Wins In Hawaii

Big Agriculture Wins In Hawaii $MON, $SYT, $DOW, $DFT A federal judge ruled that 3 Hawaii counties cannot enact their own bans or regulations on GMO’s (genetically modified crops) and pesticides, handing a victory to the big agriculture companies that fought the regulations. Circuit Judge Consuelo M. Callahan last Friday upheld a lower court’s decision […]