JENNIFER SINCO’s Recent Stories
Nation Dec 19Hawaii police to stand down from telescope construction site
Hawaii officials are having police leave a mountain where protesters are blocking construction of a giant telescope because the project isn't moving forward for now.
Nation Dec 05Sailor who killed 2 and himself at Pearl Harbor identified
The commander of Navy Region Hawaii, Rear Adm. Robert Chadwick, said he didn’t know the motive behind the shooting.
Nation Jul 18Protests grow against telescope construction on Hawaii mountain some consider sacred
Hawaii Gov. David Ige has signed an emergency proclamation giving law enforcement more options to end the blockade.
Nation Jul 15Hawaii activists prepare to protest start of telescope construction
Scientists hope the massive telescope they planned for the site will help them peer back to the time just after the Big Bang, but some Native Hawaiians consider the land holy.
Nation Oct 28Islands regain some air, sea access after monster storm
Some airport and shipping access has returned to a U.S. Pacific territory ravaged by a super typhoon, but tens of thousands of residents still without power and sifting through rubble face a long road to recovery.
Nation Oct 25Super Typhoon Yutu devastates U.S. territory: ‘It’s like a small war just passed through’
Residents of the Northern Mariana Islands braced Friday for months without electricity or running water after the strongest storm to hit any part of the United States this year devastated the U.S. territory, killing one person, officials said.
Nation Sep 12Hawaii braces for tropical storm Olivia
Forecasters predict Tropical Storm Olivia could dump 5 to 10 inches of rain, with some places getting as much as 15 inches.
Nation Aug 24Hurricane Lane dumps rain on Hawaii, 5 people rescued from flooded homes
Forecasters said the center of the storm will move close to or over parts of Hawaii's main islands late Friday, bringing dangerous surf of 20 feet.
Nation Aug 23With no place to run, people in Hawaii brace for Hurricane Lane
The category 4 storm could slam into the islands Thursday with winds exceeding 100 mph, making it the most powerful storm to hit Hawaii since Hurricane Iniki in 1992.
Nation Aug 22Hawaii residents brace themselves as hurricane strengthens
The National Weather Service said Wednesday that Hurricane Lane had weakened to a Category 4 hurricane, but those hurricanes with winds of more than 130 mph or above can still cause catastrophic damage.