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HONOLULU | National park in Hawaii reopens after monthslong eruption

HONOLULU — A national park in Hawaii has reopened after being closed for more than four months because of Kilauea volcano’s latest eruption, which caused widespread damage to park infrastructure and dramatically changed its landscape. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park officials said there were no lines or waiting for visitors to catch a glimpse of the … Continue reading HONOLULU | National park in Hawaii reopens after monthslong eruption

HONOLULU | The Latest: Hawaii national parks reopens after lava shut it

HONOLULU — The Latest on the reopening of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park after an eruption that caused widespread damage to infrastructure (all times local): 9 a.m. A national park in Hawaii has reopened after being closed for more than four months because of Kilauea volcano’s latest eruption, which caused widespread damage to park infrastructure and … Continue reading HONOLULU | The Latest: Hawaii national parks reopens after lava shut it

HONOLULU | Hawaii volcanoes park to reopen after monthslong eruption

HONOLULU  — The recent eruption of Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano has quieted to the point that federal officials are ready to allow people back to the dramatically changed summit crater, which has quadrupled in size, lost all of its lava and collapsed downward so far that the Empire State Building could now fit inside. Hawaii Volcanoes … Continue reading HONOLULU | Hawaii volcanoes park to reopen after monthslong eruption

HONOLULU | Olivia is now a tropical depression, more rain for Hawaii

HONOLULU  — Heavy rain and winds from a tropical storm downed trees, knocked out power and prompted evacuations of several homes on Hawaii’s Maui island but spared the state widespread damage before it headed to sea and away from the state. Tropical Storm Olivia was downgraded Thursday to a tropical depression after it crossed the … Continue reading HONOLULU | Olivia is now a tropical depression, more rain for Hawaii

HONOLULU | Pepper spray discharges during flight to Hawaii, 15 treated

HONOLULU — A can of pepper spray went off inside a plane headed from Oakland, California, to Maui on Friday, requiring emergency help for several people aboard, Hawaiian Airlines said. Twelve passengers and three flight attendants were treated for respiratory issues and released by emergency responders at the airport in Kahului, Hawaii, airline spokesman Alex … Continue reading HONOLULU | Pepper spray discharges during flight to Hawaii, 15 treated

HONOLULU | Soldier to plead guilty in trying to help Islamic State

HONOLULU — A soldier based in Hawaii who is accused of pledging allegiance to the Islamic State group and fixating on videos of beheadings and suicide bombings planned to plead guilty Wednesday to attempting to support the terrorist group. Sgt. 1st Class Ikaika Kang is set to plead guilty as charged in an indictment last … Continue reading HONOLULU | Soldier to plead guilty in trying to help Islamic State

HONOLULU | Storm drifts away from Hawaii after ‘almost biblical’ rains

HONOLULU  — A once-powerful hurricane twisted and drifted away from Hawaii, leaving behind heavily saturated ground on the Big Island and many residents on other islands relieved it didn’t wreak more havoc. Firefighters on the Big Island rescued 39 people from floodwaters Friday through early Saturday as the island grappled with the nearly 4 feet … Continue reading HONOLULU | Storm drifts away from Hawaii after ‘almost biblical’ rains

HONOLULU | Once-powerful Hawaii hurricane downgraded to tropical storm

HONOLULU — A powerful hurricane that threatened Hawaii for a week rapidly disintegrated to become a tropical storm south of Honolulu. But meteorologists warned heavy rains could still wallop the islands with flash flooding and punishing winds. Lane dumped nearly 3 feet of rain on parts of the Big Island of Hawaii over the past … Continue reading HONOLULU | Once-powerful Hawaii hurricane downgraded to tropical storm