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With Typhoon Trami gone, Typhoon Kong-rey heads toward Japan

Typhoons aren't cause for alarm, according to Japanese students attending BYU-Hawaii. Japan experiences typhoon season during the summer and early-autumn months.

BYU-Hawaii students show appreciation for outer space

The hunt for Planet X leads scientists to find 12 new moons orbiting Jupiter stirring excitement in the scientific community and at BYU-Hawaii. Students look into the cosmos and contemplate what other mysteries await discovery.

Japanese students say social media helps them get connected with family, relatives, and friends during disasters

Japan was hit by Typhoon Jebi, a category 5 super typhoon with the highest wind gust of 130 mph on Sept 4, which made it the strongest storm this year on the planet and the worst one in Japan since Typhoon Yancy in 1993, according to the Washington Post.

Students and locals revel with their experiences during the Thai New Year celebration

New Year in Thailand, known as Songkran, is celebrated by citizens and tourists arming themselves with brightly colored water guns to fight off the April heat with water.

Seismic activities are common in Indonesia due to its special geological location inside the Ring of Fire

Lombok, Indonesia, an island known by tourists for its crystal clear water and vast coral reef, was struck by a 6.9 magnitude earthquake in the early morning of August 5.

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