Over 35 million tons of plastic pollution is produced on Earth each year, and about a fourth of that ends up in the water, scientists say.
The firefighter was listed in critical condition.
Green says his plan would help stem the exodus of people leaving the islands for less expensive places.
Dubbed the “Super Bowl of Surfing," the Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational returned for the first time in seven years with huge waves and gigantic swell.
"The friend heard Knittle say, ‘the fish is huge,’ then saw Knittle go overboard into the water," the Hawaii Police Department said.
Twenty-five of the 291 passengers and crew members on board a Hawaiian Airlines flight were injured.
Nearly a dozen people were seriously injured when a flight to Hawaii from Phoenix was rocked by severe turbulence about 30 minutes outside Honolulu.
The U.S. Geological Survey said Thursday that Hawaii's Kilauea began erupting again.
Sione Veikoso previously played at Arizona State before transferring to BYU.
Coast Guard is searching for 3 passengers after a fixed-wing medical transport airplane went down in waters off of Maui.
The shark released the man after he used a diving knife to defend himself, authorities said.
The Hawaiian mountain's first eruption in nearly 40 years may end soon, scientists say.
The search in Maui has been called off for a 60-year-old missing woman from Washington after she was snorkeling with her husband.
A man called 911 and said he saw a shark while he and his wife were snorkeling about 75 yards from shore in South Maui.
Last week, officials said the earliest the lava could hit the road was one week.
The youngest active-duty military personnel on Dec. 7, 1941, would have been about 17, making them 98 today. Many of those still alive are at least 100.
Mauna Loa is the world’s largest active shield volcano and has been erupting for around a week.
It may look like silky strands of hair, but it's actually part of a volcano after an eruption -- and it can be quite dangerous.
For now, lava is not threatening any homes or communities — but it could eventually reach neighborhoods on the eastern side of the Big Island, experts say.
Residents who are at risk of lava flows from Mauna Loa have been asked by emergency officials to begin reviewing emergency plans.