Chris D'Angelo

Chris D’Angelo is a former associate editor for HuffPost Hawaii.

With A ‘Mele Kalikimaka’ to DC, Obama Heads For Honolulu The White House

With A ‘Mele Kalikimaka’ to DC, Obama Heads For Honolulu

The president and his family are due in the islands Friday night to begin the final Hawaii vacation of his time in office.

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch Is Even Worse Than We Feared Chad Blair/Civil Beat

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch Is Even Worse Than We Feared

A new aerial survey shows more plastic and debris has collected at the outer edges of the floating garbage heap than previously thought.
Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea Strain In Hawaii A First For U.S. Nathan Reading/Flickr.com

Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea Strain In Hawaii A First For U.S.

The sexually transmitted disease remains treatable, but health officials worry that this could change.
Two Things The ‘Father Of Biodiversity’ Fears Most: Trump And Nuclear War Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Two Things The ‘Father Of Biodiversity’ Fears Most: Trump And Nuclear War

Famed conservationist E.O. Wilson says climate change is a threat. But he also worries about Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and people with nuclear codes.
What Six Scientists Learned In A Year On ‘Mars’ University of Hawaii

What Six Scientists Learned In A Year On ‘Mars’

"Simply not being on Earth, I think everyone would agree, is the most challenging part of space.”
Corals Are The Sad Story That Can Change The World Raphael Ritson-Williams

Corals Are The Sad Story That Can Change The World

The ongoing coral carnage may be what makes climate change real for many of us.

Can GMO Mosquitoes Save Kauai’s Endangered Birds? Lucas Behnke

Can GMO Mosquitoes Save Kauai’s Endangered Birds?

In Florida, the idea is being considered to battle Zika and dengue. But scientists have long considered a similar approach to help birds.
Study: Hawaii Could Be Devastated By A Tsunami Within 50 Years Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Study: Hawaii Could Be Devastated By A Tsunami Within 50 Years

There's past evidence of mega-tsunamis triggered by massive earthquakes off the coast of Alaska's Aleutian Islands.
The Days Of Easy Access To Dolphins In Hawaii May Be Ending Cory Lum/Civil Beat

The Days Of Easy Access To Dolphins In Hawaii May Be Ending

Scientists are concerned that too much human interaction may harm the animals, and a federal agency may propose restrictions.
WATCH: Tourist Helicopter Crashes Near Arizona Memorial

WATCH: Tourist Helicopter Crashes Near Arizona Memorial

Five people were aboard and all survived, according to the Coast Guard.
Perfectly Timed Photos Capture ‘Orbital Fireworks’ Over Hawaii Starscape Gallery/Steve Cullen

Perfectly Timed Photos Capture ‘Orbital Fireworks’ Over Hawaii

What's believed to have been the breakup of a Chinese rocket lit up the sky as a photographer descended Manua Kea at 2 a.m.
These Rarely Seen Hawaii Ice Caves May Soon Be Lost To Climate Change Courtesy of Stephen Smith

These Rarely Seen Hawaii Ice Caves May Soon Be Lost To Climate Change

In less than three decades, a 2,800-square-foot, underground "skating rink" vanished.