Barack Obama is to expand Hawaiian marine reserve four-fold

President Barack Obama will dramatically expand the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument off the coast of Hawaii on 26 August, an action that will ban commercial fishing from more than 582,500 sq miles of the Pacific Ocean. The four-fold boost in territory will cover an area with more than 7,000 marine species, including a coral that is the worlds oldest-known living organism at 4,265 years old. Aug 26, 2016

See Hawaiis most active volcano in action in this stunning 4K video

The US Geological Survey released stunning 4K video on August 23 of Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano, showing the Halema’uma’u crater and the lava lake at the summit. Kilaeua, the most active of Hawaii’s five volcanoes, has been erupting since early 1983. Aug 25, 2016