Posts Tagged ‘hawaii’

Snapshot: Hawaii

Characterised by its love of spam, shaved ice, surfing, ukulele, hula, and aloha shirts, Hawaii is a land of powder beaches, technicolour coral reefs, and active volcanoes beckoning adventurous spirits. Comprising six islands – Kaua’i, O’ahu, Moloka’i, Lāna’i, Maui, and Island of Hawai’i (or Big Island) – each has its…

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Venturing into Volcanoes

Plumes of smoke spewing ash, red-hot lava running in a viscous flow, swirls of black volcanic rock beneath your feet. It is the epitome of a thrilling volcano adventure. Unsurprisingly, volcano tourism has been on the rise in recent years, with Hawaii an identified hotspot (pun intended) – namely its…

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A Hawaiian Island Had Just Been Wiped Off the Map

Satellite images that were released last week showed that East Island, a remote 11-acre stretch of sand that was officially part of the French Frigate Shoals in Hawaii has now disappeared. According to Science Alert, the island was wiped off the map following the storm surge that came along with…

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