Hawaii

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Hawaii is the 50th and most recent state to have joined the United States, having received statehood on August 21, 1959. Hawaii is the only U.S. state geographically located in Oceania, although it is governed as a part of North America, and the only one composed entirely of islands. It is the northernmost island group in Polynesia, occupying most of an archipelago in the central Pacific Ocean.

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Demonstrators blocking construction of a major scientific project on Hawaiiโ€™s highest mountain have started to attract support across the country. Hereโ€™s..
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Officials vow to proceed with the Thirty Meter Telescope despite protests by native Hawaiian elders.
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A plan to build a giant new telescope on a Hawaii mountain has been stalled by days of protests by locals who consider the site sacred ground. Demonstrators have..
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Protesters led by a group of native Hawaiian elders delayed the start of construction on Wednesday for a giant new telescope atop Hawaii's tallest mountain, but..
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Mega freight trains wreak havoc in Colorado, protests in Hawaii stop telescope viewing, and more
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At least 20 protesters have been arrested so far after Native Hawaiians staged a protest on Wednesday against one of the world's largest telescopes scheduled to..
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Here's the latest for Tuesday July 16th: House Democrats plan vote on resolution condemning Trump comments; Biden unveils health care overhaul; Explosion..
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Protesters gathered at the base of Hawaii's tallest mountain on Monday, trying to stop the construction of a giant telescope. Protesters say the telescope will..
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Mauna Kea is known to some native Hawaiians as a sacred volcano, but it could soon be home to a $1.4 billion telescope.
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Demonstrators gathered at the base of Hawaii's tallest mountain to protest the construction of a giant telescope. Scientists hope the telescope will help answer..
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See which stretches of sand USA TODAY 10Best readers voted the best in Hawaii.
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