Hawaii has positioned itself as a pioneer in the quest to move toward a fossil fuel-free future. Its path may hold lessons for the rest of the U.S.
In Hawaii, blurred boundaries between pets and wildlife fuel debate, even as residents find common ground in a shared love for animals.
July 4th is a joyful celebration for many Americans. But for some Native Hawaiians, it is a painful reminder of their loss of sovereignty.
The 2018 Nobel Prize will forever stand as a historic marker in the evolution of scientific recognition.
Women have a lot to say – across business, politics, economics, education – you name it. But are their voices always heard?
The Energy Foundation has given a grant to support the Monitor’s distinctive approach to climate change coverage.
The words society chooses to use to describe sexual harassment and assault can tint the lens the public uses to assign judgment, belief, or blame, experts say. They can help foster a culture of silence and compliance – or they can empower the vulnerable.
While the full extent of the devastation has yet to be determined, the resilience of those affected – and those helping – is abundantly evident.
North Korea's missile test on Tuesday suggests the rogue nation may have dramatically expanded its missile range. They can't yet reach the continental United States, but doing so is only a matter of time, defense experts say.
At this Venice art exhibit, barnacles, sea fans, and myriad coral stud and enshroud bronze deities, triumphant warriors, and even an occasional Walt Disney character.
Low-income kids start school with far fewer words than affluent peers. Communities are trying a simple idea to bridge the word gap: teach parents to talk with their babies.
The Juno spacecraft has shattered NASA expectations with a wealth of data from the first-ever glimpse of Jupiter's southern aurora to storms 'unlike anything previously seen on any of our solar system's gas-giant planets.'
The Crystal Serenity cruise ship is set to become the largest passenger vessel to sail the Northwest Passage with 1,000 passengers, each paying upward of $20,000.
The Large Hadron Collider - the world's largest particle collider - suffered another animal-related mishap when the furry critter crawled into the system's transformer, causing an electrical short.
The Old Dominion University chapter of the Sigma Nu fraternity has been suspended pending an investigation into several derogatory banners welcoming freshman girls on move-in day at the Virginia university.
President Obama is scheduled to visit a medium-security prison for male offenders in Oklahoma Thursday.
The Kiwa tyleri is the first species of yeti crab to be found living in the Southern Ocean.
By partnering beat cops with mental health clinicians, the Los Angeles Police Department has reduced incidences of force used on individuals with mental illness and has connected thousands of individuals with counseling and support.
Eastern populations of the North American monarch have declined by 90 percent over the past 20 years. Conservation biologists hope that the buzz about the butterfly highway will inspire the public to join efforts to preserve habitat.
Surveyors counted 6,063 manatees during February flyovers along the state’s east and west coastline, topping the previous high-count found in 2010 by nearly 1,000 individuals.
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