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Hawaii: U.S. state in the United States
Hawaii is a state in the Pacific United States. It is the most recent state to join the United States, on August 21, 1959. Hawaii is the only U.S. state geographically located in Oceania, although it is governed as a part of North America, and the only one composed entirely of islands. It is the northernmost island group in Polynesia, occupying most of an archipelago in the central Pacific Ocean.


Air China to suspend Beijing-Hawaii flights amid weak travel demand

Air China will suspend its flights on the Beijing-Hawaii route from Aug. 27 after a review of its network, China's flagship carrier said on Tuesday, as travel demand remains weak amid an escalating..
Reuters - Published

Air Canada flight diverted to Hawaii after turbulence, injuries reported

An Air Canada flight was diverted on Thursday to Hawaii after a sudden case of severe turbulence left 35 passengers with minor injuries, the carrier said in a statement.
Reuters - Published

Videos for Hawaii

Actress or spy? Gong Li unveils hidden layers in Actress or spy? Gong Li unveils hidden layers in "Saturday Fiction"

Chinese actress Gong Li portrays a film and stage star with a hidden agenda in "Saturday Fiction", a black and white historical spy drama set in the run up to the attack on Pearl Harbour. Rough cut (no..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:47Published

Watch: Swimming from Hawaii to San Francisco to clean up the ocean [Video]Watch: Swimming from Hawaii to San Francisco to clean up the ocean

Ben Lecomte is swimming from Hawaii to San Francisco to better understand how plastic is affecting our oceans.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 03:19Published

Sen. Harris slammed by Tulsi Gabbard after debate [Video]Sen. Harris slammed by Tulsi Gabbard after debate

U.S. Representative Tulsi Gabbard criticized Senator Kamala Harris for her record as California's attorney general, after the second round of Democratic debates in Detroit. Rough cut - no reporter..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:40Published


Hawaii decriminalises possession of small amounts of marijuana, becomes 26th US state to do so

The US state of Hawaii decriminalised possession of small amounts of cannabis on Tuesday, joining two dozen other US states that have adopted similar measures.
Firstpost - Published

Skydiving plane crashes in Hawaii killing all 11 aboard; aircraft was involved in midair mishap in California three years ago

A skydiving plane that crashed in Hawaii, killing 11 people, was involved in a terrifying midair incident three years ago in Northern California that prompted the 14 skydivers aboard to jump earlier..
Firstpost - Published

India developing world’s largest telescope

India is playing a key role in the design and development of the world’s largest optical telescope—the Thirty Meter Telescope, or TMT, to be built at Mauna Kea in Hawaii. “Indian industries are..
IndiaTimes - Published

China urges U.S. to block Taiwan leader's Hawaii stopover

China urged the United States on Thursday not to allow Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen to stop over in Hawaii next week when she makes a tour of the island's diplomatic allies in the Pacific, adding..
Reuters - Published

China lodges stern representations with U.S. over Taiwan president visit

China's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that China has lodged stern representations with the United States over Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen's visit to Hawaii next week on a tour of diplomatic..
Reuters - Published

Taiwan president to visit Hawaii amid China pressure

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen will visit Hawaii next week on a tour of diplomatic allies in the Pacific, official media said on Thursday, a move likely to anger China, which claims the self-ruled..
Reuters - Published

Hawaii Considers Increasing Smoking Age to 100 Years Old

hawaii considers increasing smoking age to 100 years old
by Simon Baxendale - Many countries and localities have different laws when it comes to age thresholds for smoking tobacco and drinking alcohol. Many states in the US have their own laws and..
One News Page Staff - Published

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