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Nation May 19Hawaii officials warn residents about latest lava flow
Hawaii officials warned residents Friday that fast-moving lava was approaching an area near homes that were previously destroyed by eruptions from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano.
Nation May 17Explosive eruption at Kilauea volcano blasts ash 30,000 feet into the sky
Hawaii's Kilauea volcano erupted from its summit before dawn Thursday, shooting a steely gray plume of ash about 30,000 feet into the sky that began raining down on a nearby town.
Nation May 09Geologists say another explosive event at Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano is possible
Kilauea is one of the world's most active volcanoes. It has destroyed 36 structures since it began releasing lava into fissures that opened in a Big Island residential neighborhood last week.
Nation May 09Volcanic gases prompt evacuation of stragglers in Hawaii
PAHOA, Hawaii — Police went door-to-door in Hawaii to roust residents near two new volcanic vents emitting dangerous gases in areas where lava has poured into streets and backyards for the past week. Authorities had ordered nearly 2,000 residents to…
Nation May 07Lava from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano destroys dozens of homes
Hawaii's Kilauea volcano destroyed 26 homes and spewed lava hundreds of feet into the air, leaving evacuated residents unsure how long they might be displaced.