The fear and distress caused by a false missile alarm last week on Jan. 13 in Hawaii is part of the 125 year legacy of American occupation. Here, cars drive past a highway sign: “Missile alert in error. There is no threat” on the H-1 Freeway in Honolulu.
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The fear and distress caused by a false missile alarm last week in Hawaii is part of the 125- year legacy of American occupation.
San Juan, Puerto Rico, Nov. 3, 2012.
AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo
Hawaii was the last state to join the Union. It didn’t happen without a lot of political dealmaking.
Zuckerberg is just the latest in a long line of West Coast capitalists to purchase a slice of Hawaii.
Trump after learning of his victories in Michigan and Mississippi.
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A visualisation of the planned Thirty Meter Telescope atop Mauna Kea.
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Judge Steven Alm pioneered the HOPE project, the first of scores of swift and certain sanction programmes in the US.
The success of probation programmes based on swift and certain sanctions has led to more than 160 such schemes operating in the US. Australia should consider whether the model might work here too.
For the first time, the February monthly average carbon dioxide levels at the Mauna Loa Observatory have passed 400ppm.
We have hit a new milestone in carbon dioxide levels: the average for February topped 400ppm. It's the first time this has happened in the northern winter, when levels are typically lower than in summer.
No one was hurt.
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Crickets on the Hawaiian islands of Oahu (pictured) and Kalau have evolved to keep quiet.
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