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Karin Stanton

Hawaii residents shaken by quakes, brace for new lava outbreaks

May 11 2018

PAHOA, Hawaii, May 11 More than a week after the eruption of the Kilauea volcano, Hawaii residents felt tremors and earthquakes on Friday as molten rock flowed underground towards a rural area where more lava was expected to burst to the surface and threaten homes.

Hawaiians race home for pets, essentials during lull in volcano eruptions

May 06 2018

PAHOA, Hawaii Hawaiians forced to flee repeated eruptions of the Kilauea volcano, which has already destroyed 26 homes as it spews rivers of lava and fountains of toxic gases into residential areas, were allowed to make a quick visits home on Sunday to rescue pets, medication and other essentials. | Video

Lava eruptions destroy 5 Hawaii homes, gas a threat

May 06 2018

PAHOA, Hawaii, May 6 Nearly 2,000 people on Hawaii's Big Island have been evacuated from homes after lava eruptions destroyed five houses and sulfur dioxide gas threatened to harm anyone who stayed in the residential area, officials said.

Earthquakes, lava fissures could last for months on Hawaii - USGS

May 06 2018

PAHOA, Hawaii More homes on Hawaii's Big Island were destroyed on Saturday as eruptions linked to the Kilauea volcano increased, spewing lava into residential areas and forcing nearly 2,000 people to evacuate, officials said. | Video

Hawaii, Alaska contemplate coming into North Korean missile range

Jul 07 2017

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii/WILLOW, Alaska Disused military tunnels snake beneath the crater of Diamond Head, out of sight of the tourists lounging near the volcano on Waikiki Beach but very much on the mind of Gene Ward, a state representative from Honolulu.

Madeline weakens to tropical storm as nears Hawaii; Hermine approaches Florida

Sep 01 2016

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii Hurricane Madeline weakened to a tropical storm on Wednesday as it advanced toward Hawaii's Big Island, while a hurricane warning was issued for another storm approaching the Gulf Coast of Florida, where the governor has called an emergency. | Video

Pearl Harbor ceremony unites former U.S. and Japanese pilots

Dec 06 2015

HONOLULU Former U.S. airman Jack DeTour, 92, and Japanese fighter pilot Shiro Wakita, 88, sworn enemies during World War Two, together poured whiskey from a battered canteen into Pearl Harbor on Sunday to commemorate the 1941 attack on the U.S. naval base.

Pearl Harbor ceremony unites former U.S. and Japanese pilots

Dec 06 2015

HONOLULU Former U.S. airman Jack DeTour, 92, and Japanese fighter pilot Shiro Wakita, 88, sworn enemies during World War Two, together poured whiskey from a battered canteen into Pearl Harbor on Sunday to commemorate the 1941 attack on the U.S. naval base.

Pearl Harbor ceremony unites former U.S. and Japanese pilots

Dec 06 2015

HONOLULU, Dec 6 Former U.S. airman Jack DeTour, 92, and Japanese fighter pilot Shiro Wakita, 88, sworn enemies during World War Two, together poured whiskey from a battered canteen into Pearl Harbor on Sunday to commemorate the 1941 attack on the U.S. naval base.

Eight arrested in protest against Hawaii telescope

Sep 09 2015

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Eight people were arrested in a protest against what would be one of the world's largest telescopes to be built on a dormant Hawaiian volcano, officials said on Wednesday, amid a contentious debate over Native Hawaiian rights and sacred lands.

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