- Homes burn after shooter kills 2 Honolulu officers; some residents unaccounted for
Two Honolulu officers are dead and some residents are unaccounted for after a shooter opened fire in Hawaii on Sunday.
Ap. ABC News. Mon, 20 Jan 2020 04:32:58 +0000.
- United thrashed by New Zealand, facing prospect of missing top four
Melbourne United had no answers for the New Zealand Breakers on Sunday and are now in jeopardy of missing the NBL semi-finals.
Roy Ward. Sydney Morning Herald. Sun, 19 Jan 2020 18:03:46 +1100.
- New Zealand woman Jessie Kirk loses 46 kilograms after gastric sleeve surgery
Jessie Kirk, from Auckland, was called fat from the age of 10, and has been 'constantly reminded' of her size throughout her life.
Daily Mail. Sun, 19 Jan 2020 01:53:37 GMT.
- Underwater tire reef experiment in Guam to be cleaned up
HAGATNA, Guam (AP) - Scientists in Guam are trying to determine how to remove a man-made underwater mountain built out of vehicle tires 50 years ago. ...
Washington Times. Sat, 18 Jan 2020 17:43:34 -0500.
- Focus on opioids and cannabis in chronic pain media coverage
New Zealand media reports on chronic pain are focusing on treatments involving opioids and cannabis at the expense of best practice non-drug treatments, researchers have found.
Science Daily. Fri, 17 Jan 2020 09:43:23 EST.
- Hull KR and Samoa forward Masoe's spinal injury 'career-ending'
Hull KR forward Mose Masoe's serious spinal injury is "career-ending", head coach Tony Smith confirms.
BBC News. Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:51:47 GMT.
- Cincinnati Bell-YouTube TV Boost On-Demand Streaming Services
Cincinnati Bell (CBB) teams up with YouTube TV to deploy the latter's on-demand streaming services in Greater Cincinnati and Hawaii through cost-efficient content platform.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Thu, 16 Jan 2020 12:12:00 GMT.
- E Komo Mai Merges Hawaiian Island Luxury With Music Festival Culture
The festival founders took the time to share with 'Forbes' how E Komo Mai Festival was curated, challenges they have overcome as a woman in the industry and more.
By Lisa Kocay, Contributor. Forbes. Thu, 16 Jan 2020 06:15:48 +0000.
- Meet The Coffin Club who meet to make their coffins
The Coffin Club of Rotorua in New Zealand organises weekly coffin making sessions.
BBC News. Wed, 15 Jan 2020 00:14:45 GMT.
- Hawaii Air National Guard creates Space Force squadron
HONOLULU — The Hawaii Air National Guard will start selecting candidates in April for one of four space control squadrons in the country in the Air National Guard, military officials said. ...
Washington Times. Sun, 12 Jan 2020 07:22:07 -0500.
- Tulsi Gabbard Calls Hillary Clinton a 'Warmonger'
Presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, who has sparred with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in recent months, hurled another allegation at her in a new interview: "she is a warmonger."
Newsmax. Fri, 10 Jan 2020 09:26:02 EDT.
- Hawaiian Airlines Reports December, Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2019 Traffic Statistics
Hawaiian welcomed more than one million guests in December 2019. Total traffic (revenue passenger miles) increased 7.7 percent on an increase of 5.4 percent in capacity (available seat miles) compared to December 2018. ...
Travel Industry Wire. Thu, 9 Jan 2020 13:06:47 EST.
- Chester Bennington's widow Talinda remarries in Hawaii: 'I wed a wonderful man'
It's a new beginning for Talinda Bennington, the widow of the late Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington.
Nate Day. Fox News. Tue, 07 Jan 2020 01:37:26 GMT.
- Hawaiian Islands Won't Drown in the Sea for Millions of Years. Here's Why.
Some islands live longer than others. Here's why.
Live Science. Mon, 06 Jan 2020 19:59:35 +0000.
- Threatened Hawaiian Bird Strives To Make Comeback
One of Hawaii's most threatened seabirds, the Newell's shearwater, makes its home on the island of Kauai. Conservationists there are fighting to keep the iconic bird from disappearing.
Gloria Hillard. NPR. Sat, 04 Jan 2020 05:00:19 -0500.
- Sentry extends as title sponsor of Tournament of Champions thru 2030
KAPALUA, Hawaii, Dec. ...
PR Newswire. Wed, 1 Jan 2020 00:34:00 +0000.
- Samoa ends measles state of emergency as infection rate slows
A mass vaccination drive covering 95 percent of population brings deadly disease under control.
Al Jazeera. Sun, 29 Dec 2019 02:35:22 GMT.
- Wreckage of helicopter carrying seven people found in Hawaii
The wreckage of a helicopter carrying seven visitors to one of the most remote coastlines in Hawaii has been found in a mountainous area on the island of Kauai.
Irish Independent. Fri, 27 Dec 2019 23:47:08 +0000.
The Pacific Islands of Oceania are grouped into three regions:
Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia. The island nations of
Melanesia include Fiji, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, and
The nations of Micronesia include the Federated States of Micronesia
as well as Kiribati, the Marshall Islands, Nauru, and Palau.
The Polynesian nations include New Zealand plus Samoa, Tonga, and Tuvalu.
More news and information about selected Pacific Island nations
is available at the official government websites listed below.
The Republic of Fiji's capital city is Suva, and its national currency
is the Fiji Dollar. English is the primary language used in Fiji,
and in 2007, the population of Fiji was estimated at 919,000.
The Republic of Kiribati's capital city is Tawara, and its currency
is the Australian Dollar. English and Kiribati are the primary
languages used in the Republic, and in 2007, the Republic's population
was estimated at 108,000.
The Republic of the Marshall Islands' capital city is Majuro,
and its currency is the US Dollar. English and Marshellese are
the primary languages used on the islands, and in 2007, the islands'
population was estimated at 62,000.
The Federated States of Micronesia's capital city is Palikir,
and its currency is the US Dollar. English is the primary language
used in Micronesia, and in 2007, the islands' estimated population
The Republic of Nauru's capital city is Yaren District, and its currency
is the Australian Dollar. Nauruan and English are the
primary languages used in Nauru, and in 2007, Nauru's estimated
population was 14,000.
New Zealand's capital city
is Wellington, and its national currency is the New Zealand Dollar.
English and Maori are widely used languages in New Zealand, and in 2007,
the nation's estimated population was 4,116,000.
The Republic of Palau's
capital city is Koror, and its currency is the US Dollar.
Palauan and English are the primary languages of Palau,
and in 2007, Palau's estimated population was 21,000.
Papua New Guinea's capital city is Port Moresby,
and its national currency is the Kina. English, Tok Pisin,
and Hiri Motu are the primary languages of PNG, and in 2007, the
country's estimated population was 5,796,000.
The Independent State of Samoa's
capital city is Apia, and its national currency is the Tala.
Samoan and English are the primary languages used in Samoa, and in 2007,
Samoa's estimated population was 214,000.
The Solomon Islands' capital city is Honiara, and its national currency
is the Solomon Islands Dollar. English is the primary language
of the Solomon Islands, and in 2007, the islands' estimated population
The Kingdom of Tonga's capital city
is Nuku'alofa, and its national currency is the Tongan Dollar.
English and Tongan are the primary languages of Tonga, and in 2007,
Tonga's estimated population was 117,000.
Tuvalu's capital city
is Fongafale, and its currency is the Australian Dollar. Tuvuluan
and English are the primary languages used on Tuvalu, and in 2007, the
nation's estimated population was 12,000.
The Republic of Vanuatu's capital city is Port-Vila,
and its national currency is the Vatu. Bislama, English, and French
are the primary languages spoken on Vanuatu, and in 2007, the Republic's
estimated population was 212,000.