Two pilots rescued off Hawaii after ditching plane in ocean

A helicopter crew hoisted the pair out of the water off Kona almost a day after their plane disappeared from radar The US Coast Guard rescued two pilots, a man and woman, in the ocean off Hawaii on Friday, almost…

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Tsunami cautioning cancelled after South Pacific earthquake

Quake of 7.7 magnitude puts residents on alert in Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea and other island countries Buildings have been damaged in the Solomon Islands after a 7.7 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast early on Friday, but…

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A Bizarre New Model for How Hawaii Got Its Curve

Hawaii is a hotspot in every sense of the word: Its a popular tourist destination, a balmy localeand it was created by plumes of magma gushing through the Earths mantle. Suppose you know about hotspots, hotshot? Well, believe again: Geoscientists…

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