Mauna Kea

Hawaii volcano
Lucy Pemoni/AP
CNN
May 25, 2020 - 4:02 pm
With two barren peaks that rise only about 170 feet above sea level, the now-extinct Pūhāhonu volcano in the Northwestern Hawaii Islands doesn't look like much. But a new study establishes that Pūhāhonu is actually the largest shield volcano in the world. Read more here.
Read More
This image released Wednesday, April 10, 2019, by Event Horizon Telescope shows a black hole. Scientists revealed the first image ever made of a black hole after assembling data gathered by a network of radio telescopes around the world.
Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration/Maunakea Observatories via AP
April 12, 2019 - 10:37 am
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — A language professor has given a Hawaiian name — Powehi — to the black hole depicted in an image produced in a landmark experiment. University of Hawaii-Hilo Hawaiian Professor Larry Kimura named the cosmic object, The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Thursday. The world's...
Read More