PAHOA, Hawaii | Noisy Hawaii volcano lava fissure spurs more evacuations

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PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — A new fissure emitting steam and lava spatter spurred Hawaii officials to call for more evacuations on Sunday as residents braced for an expected eruption from the Kilauea volcano.

PAHOA, Hawaii | Hawaii volcano eruption costs tourism industry millions

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PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — People nixing vacations to Hawaii’s Big island has cost the tourism industry millions of dollars as the top attraction, Kilauea volcano, keeps spewing lava. Continue reading PAHOA, Hawaii | Hawaii volcano eruption costs tourism industry millions at STL.News.

VOLCANO, Hawaii | Hawaii volcano spawns new fissure near geothermal plant

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VOLCANO, Hawaii (AP) — Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano spawned a new lava fissure Saturday, emitting minor lava spatter less than a mile from a geothermal energy plant. Continue reading VOLCANO, Hawaii | Hawaii volcano spawns new fissure near geothermal plant at STL.News.

PAHOA, Hawaii | Geologists: Explosive event possible at Hawaii volcano

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PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Geologists warned Wednesday that Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano could erupt explosively and send boulders, rocks and ash into the air around its summit in the coming weeks.

HONOLULU | Lava crashes through roof of Hawaii tour boat, injuring 23

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HONOLULU — An explosion sent lava crashing through the roof of a tour boat off Hawaii’s Big Island, injuring 23 people Monday, officials said. A woman in her 20s was in serious condition with a broken thigh bone, the Hawaii County Fire Department said.

PAHOA, Hawaii | What is lava haze? A look at Hawaii’s latest volcanic hazard

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PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Lava from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano is pouring into the sea and setting off a chemical reaction that creates giant clouds of acid and fine glass. Continue reading PAHOA, Hawaii | What is lava haze?

PAHOA, Hawaii  | Hawaii volcano park to close amid explosion concerns

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PAHOA, HawaiiHawaii’s Kilauea volcano could soon send boulders and ash shooting out of its summit crater in the kind of explosive eruption last displayed nearly a century ago. Continue reading PAHOA, Hawaii | Hawaii volcano park to close amid explosion concerns at STL.News.

PAHOA, Hawaii | Hawaii lava evacuees grow weary as uncertainty drags on

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PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Ed Arends grabbed what he could in the night and fled his 5-acre property, lava oozing from a crack in his neighborhood on Hawaii’s Big Island. Continue reading PAHOA, Hawaii | Hawaii lava evacuees grow weary as uncertainty drags on at STL.News.

PAHOA, Hawaii | Faster-moving Hawaii lava gushes into sea, spews new danger

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PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — A volcano that is oozing, spewing and exploding on Hawaii’s Big Island has gotten more hazardous in recent days, with rivers of molten rock pouring into the ocean Sunday and flying lava causing the first major injury.

PAHOA, Hawaii  | Hawaii volcano generates toxic gas plume called laze

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PAHOA, Hawaii — The eruption of Kilauea volcano in Hawaii sparked new safety warnings about toxic gas on the Big Island’s southern coastline after lava began flowing into the ocean and setting off a chemical reaction.

PAHOA, Hawaii | The Latest: Hawaii authorities warn of fast-moving lava

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PAHOA, Hawaii — The Latest on the eruption of Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Hawaii officials are checking with residents to see if they need help as fast-moving lava approaches a mostly rural part of the Big Island.

VOLCANO, Hawaii | The Latest: Hawaii lava flow may cross highway within hours

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VOLCANO, Hawaii — The Latest on the eruption of Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Hawaii County civil defense officials are warning residents that lava may cross a highway in the coming hours.

Hawaii News: Governor Ige’s request for Presidential Disaster Declaration for Hawaii Island – Approved

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HONOLULU, HI – Hawaii Governor David Ige’s request for a Presidential Disaster Declaration for Hawai‘i Island was granted, one day after the governor submitted the request. General disaster declaration governor ige Hawaii hawaii news President Trump presidential declaration TodayNews Volcano

VOLCANO, Hawaii  | The Latest: 4 evacuated after lava crosses road in Hawaii

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VOLCANO, Hawaii — The Latest on the eruption of Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano (all times local): 8:10 p.m. Hawaii County Civil Defense said Friday that police, firefighters and National Guard troops were securing the area of the Big Island and stopping people from entering.

PAHOA, Hawaii | The Latest: New lava fissure prompts more evacuations

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PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — The Latest on the eruption of Kilauea volcano in Hawaii (all times local): 6:55 a.m. Officials say a new lava fissure has been reported and are ordering more evacuations on Hawaii’s Big Island.

PAHOA, Hawaii | Awe and fear: Lava in Hawaii sloshes, oozes, crackles, roars

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PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — The lava hisses, crackles and sizzles. For the past week, Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano has spewed lava into the air, destroyed homes, forced residents into shelters and agitated an otherwise cheerful, small community where everyone is a neighbor.

PAHOA, Hawaii | The Latest: Lava almost cut Hawaii man’s leg in half

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PAHOA, Hawaii — The Latest on the eruption of Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island (all times local): 5:30 p.m. A Hawaii man hit by a flying piece of lava says the molten rock nearly cut his left leg in half.

PAHOA, Hawaii | Noisy Hawaiian volcano lava fissure prompts more evacuations

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PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — A new fissure emitting steam and lava spatter spurred Hawaii officials to call for more evacuations on Sunday as residents braced for an expected eruption from the Kilauea volcano.

HONOLULU  | Hawaii volcano boat tours continue after lava injuries

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HONOLULU — Hawaii tour boat operators plan to continue taking visitors to see lava, but will follow the Coast Guard’s revised policy and stay farther away after an explosion caused molten rock to barrel through the roof of a vessel, injuring 23 people.

PAHOA, Hawaii  | Hawaii volcano could blow its top soon, hurl rocks and ash

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PAHOA, Hawaii — A Hawaii volcano is threatening to blow its top in coming days or weeks after sputtering lava for a week, forcing about 2,000 people to evacuate, destroying two dozen homes and threatening a geothermal plant. General Hawaii volcano hurl rocks Pahoa TodayNews

Hawaii News: Fly Flags at Half-Staff on Memorial Day

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PAHOA, Hawaii | Hawaii officials airlift 4 residents after lava crosses road

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PAHOA, Hawaii — Fast-moving lava crossed a road and isolated about 40 homes Friday in a rural subdivision below Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano, forcing at least four people to be evacuated by county and National Guard helicopters.

VOLCANO, Hawaii  | Light coats of gritty ash fall near erupting Hawaii volcano

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VOLCANO, Hawaii — Authorities handed out ash around 2,000 masks for protection as people living near Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano braced for pulverized rock, glass and crystal to rain down on them after an explosive eruption at the peak’s summit.

VOLCANO, Hawaii | The Latest: New fissure spatters lava from Hawaii volcano

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VOLCANO, Hawaii — The Latest on the eruption of Kilauea volcano in Hawaii (all times local): 9:45 a.m. A new lava fissure has opened up on Hawaii’s Big Island in the vicinity of a geothermal energy plant.

PAHOA, Hawaii  | Rural Hawaii communities face various volcano threats

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PAHOA, Hawaii —In the weeks since Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano began erupting, dozens of homes have burned from oozing lava, people have fled their homes and plumes of steam from the summit have shot skyward, prompting officials to distribute face masks to protect against ash particles. Continue reading PAHOA, Hawaii | Rural Hawaii communities face various volcano threats at STL.News. General communities face Pahoa Rural Hawaii TodayNews various volcano threats

HONOLULU  | Hawaii lava crosses key highway, destroys utility poles

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HONOLULU — Lava crossed a key highway in the mostly rural district of the Big Island where Kilauea volcano was erupting, local authorities in Hawaii said Tuesday. Hawaii Electric Light Co. Continue reading HONOLULU | Hawaii lava crosses key highway, destroys utility poles at STL.News.

HONOLULU | Residents riding out Hawaii lava told to escape torrents

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HONOLULU (AP) — Rivers of lava flowed toward the ocean on Hawaii’s Big Island over the weekend, forcing officials to knock on doors and urge residents holding out in two evacuated neighborhoods to flee right away.

HONOLULU | Volcanic ash swamps Hawaii school, turning tennis court gray

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HONOLULU— Aina Akamu gave final exams to his students as they sat on bleachers or the floor of the basketball court in the gym in his small town on Hawaii’s Big Island. Continue reading HONOLULU | Volcanic ash swamps Hawaii school, turning tennis court gray at STL.News.

HONOLULU | Hawaii school cleans, but ash still coats desks, floors

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HONOLULU (AP) — Aina Akamu gave final exams to his students as they sat on bleachers or the floor of the basketball court in the gym in his small town on Hawaii’s Big Island. Continue reading HONOLULU | Hawaii school cleans, but ash still coats desks, floors at STL.News.

HONOLULU | Lava from Hawaii volcano destroys 117 Big Island homes

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HONOLULU— Lava from Hawaii’s erupting Kilauea volcano has destroyed more than 100 homes in a rural Big Island district. As of Monday, lava burned down 117 homes, said Hawaii County spokeswoman Janet Snyder.

HONOLULU | Giant rocks spewing from Hawaii volcano summit

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HONOLULU (AP) — Ash emissions from the summit at Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano decreased, prompting the cancellation Wednesday of an ash fall advisory. Continue reading HONOLULU | Giant rocks spewing from Hawaii volcano summit at STL.News.

HONOLULU | Giant telescope project before Hawaii Supreme Court again

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Much of the arguments centered around whether it was a conflict of interest for a hearings officer who made a key recommendation in favor of the project to be a member of a Hawaii astronomy center.

HONOLULU  | Survivors of past Hawaii lava recall despair and opportunity

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HONOLULU — Lava pouring out of a Hawaii volcano burned down Mary Dressler’s home and her town 28 years ago. Continue reading HONOLULU | Survivors of past Hawaii lava recall despair and opportunity at STL.News.

HONOLULU  | Hawaii searches for safe spots for people to see lava

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HONOLULU —Stunning images of Hawaii’s erupting Kilauea volcano have captivated people around the world. Continue reading HONOLULU | Hawaii searches for safe spots for people to see lava at STL.News.

HONOLULU | Hawaii volcano lava destroys hundreds of homes overnight

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HONOLULU— Lava from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano destroyed hundreds more homes overnight, overtaking two oceanfront communities where residents were advised to evacuate last week, officials said Tuesday. General Hawaii volcano lava destroys Honolulu hundreds of homes overnight TodayNews

PAHOA, Hawaii | Scientists: Kilauea volcano may have explosive eruption

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PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Geologists warned Wednesday that Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano could erupt explosively and send boulders, rocks and ash into the air around its summit in the coming weeks.

HONOLULU | Lava covers plugged well at Hawaii geothermal plant property

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HONOLULU — Lava from the Kilauea volcano covered at least one well Sunday at a geothermal power plant on the Big Island, according to a Hawaii County Civil Defense report. Continue reading HONOLULU | Lava covers plugged well at Hawaii geothermal plant property at STL.News.

HONOLULU  | Shortage expected after floods smother Hawaii staple crop

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The region grows most of Hawaii’s taro, a starchy root vegetable used to make poi. Continue reading HONOLULU | Shortage expected after floods smother Hawaii staple crop at STL.News. General Floods Grocery Stores Hawaii staple crop Honolulu Shortage expected TodayNews

HONOLULU | Lava from Hawaii volcano enters ocean from 3 flows

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HONOLULU — Lava entered the ocean from a third flow Thursday, marking the third week of a Hawaii volcano eruption that has opened up nearly two dozen vents in rural communities, destroyed dozens of buildings and shot miles-high plumes of ash into the sky.

HONOLULU  | Hawaii volcano produces methane and ‘eerie’ blue flames

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HONOLULU — Scientists in Hawaii have captured rare images of blue flames burning from cracks in the pavement as Kilauea volcano gushes fountains of lava in the background, offering a look at a new dimension in the volcano’s weeks-long eruption.