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UPDATED: Fri., May 3, 2019, 5:39 p.m.

Hardships from Hawaii volcano stretch on 1 year later

A year after a volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island rained lava and gases in one of its largest and most destructive eruptions in recorded history, people who lost their homes …

Scientists: No way to know when Hawaii eruption will end

Lava from the Kilauea volcano that flowed into Kapoho Bay has created nearly a mile of new land and officials with the U.S. Geological Survey said Thursday the flow is …

UPDATED: Tue., May 29, 2018, 9:30 p.m.

Residents riding out Hawaii lava told to escape torrents

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 …

Volcanic ash swamps Hawaii school, turning tennis court gray

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 …

UPDATED: Tue., May 22, 2018, 6:12 p.m.

Hawaiian workers plugging energy wells as lava flows nearby

Authorities were racing Tuesday to close off production wells at a geothermal plant threatened by a lava flow from Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island. Workers were capping the 11th …

UPDATED: Sat., May 19, 2018, 8:44 p.m.

Latest Kilauea lava flow destroys 4 homes, sparks evacuation prep

Lava oozing out of cracks for two weeks in rural Hawaii neighborhoods took on new characteristics as fresher magma mixed with decades-old magma, sending a flow toward the ocean Saturday.

UPDATED: Sun., May 13, 2018, 8:49 p.m.

Noisy Hawaii volcano lava fissure spurs more evacuations

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.

UPDATED: Fri., May 11, 2018, 9:43 p.m.

Hawaii officials plead for visitors to keep travel plans

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 …

UPDATED: Mon., May 7, 2018, 9:33 p.m.

Science Says: Hawaii volcano has oozed hot lava for decades

Hawaii’s Kilauea is not your typical blow-the-top-off kind of volcano.

UPDATED: Fri., May 4, 2018, 9:07 p.m.

Quakes, lava and gas: Hawaii residents flee volcanic threats

The Kilauea volcano sent more lava into Hawaii communities Friday, a day after forcing more than 1,500 people to flee their rural homes, and authorities detected high levels of sulfur …

UPDATED: Thu., May 3, 2018, 9:17 p.m.

Hawaii volcano erupts; county issues evacuation orders

Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano erupted Thursday, releasing red lava into a residential neighborhood and prompting mandatory evacuation orders for nearby homes.