Katchafire are raging across the United States. The New Zealand seven-piece roots and reggae band have spent the last five weeks burning up the roads on their first US tour
“Anything I tell you is 100 per cent the truth.” William Shatner – Bill, as he prefers – is sitting across from me in a plush Auckland hotel suite. William Shatner! He has just finished telling me about his close encounter with an endangered monk seal while on holiday in Hawaii, and before that it was the rather thrilling tale of the time he hunted down a 2.7m-tall Kodiak bear in Alaska, armed only with a bow and arrow
Heidi Klum and her boyfriend saved her seven-year-old son from drowning on Monday. The 39-year-old model and her son Henry were caught in a riptide along with the family’s two nannies while swimming in Oahu, Hawaii.
Tech giant, Larry Ellison, has bought the Hawaiian island of Lanai, the governor of the 50th state reported. “It is my understanding that Mr. Ellison has had a longstanding interest in Lanai,” Gov. Neil Abercrombie said in an Agence France-Presse story. “His passion for nature, particularly the ocean, is well known, specifically in the […]
The twin-engine DC-3 lifted from the runway just after 5 p.m. and headed out over the Pacific for Hawaii
Lofty, lovely and fertile are the valleys of the Samoa Islands, which lie in the South Pacific more than halfway from Hawaii to New Zealand, in the latitude of Australia's northernmost tip. Some of the islands, including Upolu , were once a German, have been since the War a New Zealand mandate.
Pope Benedict XVI canonized five new saints Sunday, including a 19th-century priest who worked with ostracized leprosy patients in Hawaii before contracting the disease himself and dying from it.
Early in the morning of Sept. 29, an earthquake deep under the Pacific caused a massive tsunami to devastate the islands of Samoa and American Samoa, killing 111 people, devastating villages and flattening homes.
A magnitude 8.0 earthquake struck the Pacific near American Samoa, triggering towering tsunami waves that gushed over the island and leaving at least 22 people dead. American Samoa Gov
At least 23 people died when part of a church collapsed in eastern Nepal, police said Wednesday.