Young Japanese American men who were incarcerated because they were presumed to be disloyal were considered loyal enough for compulsory military service.
Some beaches in the world tend to consistently produce huge waves. Places like Nazaré Canyon in Portugal and Mavericks in California are famous for their waves because of the shape of the seafloor.
Mink, the first woman of color in Congress, brought a racially and historically aware brand of feminism into lawmaking and ran for president in 1972. But women's history largely overlooks her.
Delaware's Sarah McBride made history on Tuesday when she won a state Senate seat, becoming the US's highest-ranking transgender politician. A record 1,006 LGBTQ candidates ran for office this year.
As the prime minister finally reads the mood and returns home, the holiday affair reflects badly on him and his media team.
The day and a half it takes to get from New York to Singapore and back offers plenty of time to ponder the economics of ultra-long-haul flights – and wonder why we'd want to make it any longer.
Scientists say they've found a new method to help predict when volcanoes will erupt, based on data crunched from an eruption last year in Hawaii.
Hawaii's fight for statehood was long and waged primarily against racist US lawmakers who feared admitting a majority Asian territory. But 60 years ago, President Eisenhower signed the statehood bill.
Melbourne lies at the eastern end of a volcanic province, but when's it going to blow? Understanding the geology of Melbourne and comparing it to Hawaii is really helpful in calculating risk.
A mysterious cone has developed due to unusual volcanic activity on Hawaii.
The current eruption of Kilauea on Hawai'is big island can tell us a lot about what is going on beneath the volcano and may provide lessons for future eruptions.
At Kīlauea in Hawai'i, a recent volcanic eruption has created some of the most spectacular sights in nature. But also danger for those around it.
The Kīlauea volcano on Hawai'i's big island is threatening to produce violent and energetic eruptions not seen since 1924.
Fountains of lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano are dramatic, but the most deadly impacts of volcanic eruptions are toxic gases and ash and mud flows.
The fear and distress caused by a false missile alarm last week in Hawaii is part of the 125- year legacy of American occupation.
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's momentum is unchecked by establishment critics, Sanders surprises in Michigan and other key takeaways from the voting on March 8.
Plans to build a new telescope on a Hawaiian mountain highlight the complexities and sensitivities that arise when science interacts with indigenous communities.
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.