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Storm Forces School Closures, Evacuations In Philippines Philippine Coast Guard via AP/2022

Storm Forces School Closures, Evacuations In Philippines

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. suspended classes in all public schools and government work in the densely populated capital region and in six outlying provinces as a precaution.

Ige Proclaims Second Axis Deer Emergency Period For Maui Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat/2022

Ige Proclaims Second Axis Deer Emergency Period For Maui

Gov. David Ige’s second emergency proclamation empowers the county and state to better address the problems facing the drought-stricken county.

Hawaii’s Weird Winter: Deluge, Drought, Fewer Rainbows But Plenty Of Green Flashes John Hill/Civil Beat/2022

Hawaii’s Weird Winter: Deluge, Drought, Fewer Rainbows But Plenty Of Green Flashes

La Nina is supposed to bring copious rain to Hawaii, but not so far this year, with implications for ranchers and water customers.

Kihei Wants Long-Term Solutions To Chronic Flooding Marina Riker/Civil Beat/2022

Kihei Wants Long-Term Solutions To Chronic Flooding

The community has been prodding the county to take action on a report it commissioned more than a year ago that’s filled with cost-effective and environmentally friendly ideas.

Tonga Eruption Was So Intense, It Caused The Atmosphere To Ring Like A Bell Conversation

Tonga Eruption Was So Intense, It Caused The Atmosphere To Ring Like A Bell

The explosive crescendo radiated from the volcanic eruption earlier this month.

‘We Just Want To Hear If They Are OK Or Not’: Oahu’s Tongans Rallying As They Await Word New Zealand Defence Force/2022

‘We Just Want To Hear If They Are OK Or Not’: Oahu’s Tongans Rallying As They Await Word

The local Tongan community is preparing crates to send to their extended families, full of the essentials like clothing and kitchenware.

Tonga Is Still Cut Off Following Massive Eruption Tonga Geological Services/2022

Tonga Is Still Cut Off Following Massive Eruption

The Hunga Tonga volcano spewed ash and rock, setting off tsunamis across the Pacific and cutting off the Pacific nation’s key communication lines with the rest of the world.

Pacific Nations Cope With Increasing Climate Uncertainty Graham Crumb/ Wikimedia Commons/2015

Pacific Nations Cope With Increasing Climate Uncertainty

At the same time, money to prepare for natural disasters is getting harder to come by.

How A Volcano And Flaming Red Sunsets Led An Amateur Scientist In Hawaii To Discover Jet Streams William Ashcroft via Houghton Library/Harvard University

How A Volcano And Flaming Red Sunsets Led An Amateur Scientist In Hawaii To Discover Jet Streams

Rev. Sereno Edwards Bishop’s discoveries led to scientific investigations of the winds high above the ground and ultimately yielded information that today is used to forecast weather.

Molokai’s Fabled Axis Deer Are Starving To Death In Droves Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Molokai’s Fabled Axis Deer Are Starving To Death In Droves

The crisis, triggered in part by drought, exposes rifts in the community and raises questions about how to manage the herd in the future.