Category Archives: Hawaii News

Explosive Eruption Rocks Kilauea Volcano’s Summit

A crater on the summit of Kilauea volcano in Hawaii erupted with a powerful explosion early Thursday, hurling boulders and volcanic debris hundreds of feet into the air. The eruption sent a massive plume of ash into the sky that reached 30,000 feet ― or five miles ― high. An eruption the night before caused…
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The Latest: Hawaii Lava Flow May Cross Highway Within Hours

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. Officials say a flow is less than a mile (kilometer) away from Highway 137 in the Big Island's Puna district…
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Hawaii Volcano Stokes Fears of West Coast Eruptions

Volcanoes, earthquakes, tsunamis: The 'Ring of Fire' explained The Pacific's "Ring of Fire" is a breeding ground for natural disasters. Here's a look at the most recent incidents. Multiple fissures emitting minor lava spatter opened Saturday on Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano, heightening fears of an impending major eruption and prompting a warning by the US Geological…
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