Hawaii State News update, Sunday, 06 May 2018


Accessed on 06 May 2018, 1535 UTC, Post #16759.

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Here are the top Hawaii State news stories from EIN News/EIN Presswire.  Views expressed in this news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Hawaii News Monitoring Service

Daily update · May 6, 2018

NEWS

The Guardian

Lava was bubbling out of two vents in a residential neighborhood on Hawaii’s Big Island on Saturday, as Kilauea volcano erupted. Hawaii County spokeswoman Kanani Aton said two of eight vents that have formed since Thursday were actively spattering lava. A …

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CNN

The eruption drove hundreds of people from their homes Thursday. It was followed by a magnitude 6.9-magnitude quake Friday — the most powerful on the island since 1975, the US Geological Survey said. At least eight volcanic vents have opened in Leilani …

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Reuters

PAHOA, Hawaii, May 6 (Reuters) – 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. A …

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CBS News

PAHOA, Hawaii — The number of homes destroyed by lava shooting out of openings in the ground created by Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano climbed to five. Some of the more than 1,700 people who evacuated prepared for the possibility they may not return for …

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MSNBC

May 6th, 2018 Three days since the volcanic eruption in Hawaii, officials say they don’t see a slowdown in eruptive activity as lava and toxic gas continue to spew into the air. More than 1,000 residents have evacuated, but some are unsure if they’ll be …

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Reuters

PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) – 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. Scientists …

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CNN

Among the many threats they face are lava, sulfur dioxide poisoning and earthquake damage.The most obvious threat of volcanic activity is magma bursting through the earth’s surface and lava flowing toward residential neighborhoods. It’s spurting …

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BBC

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption The USGS said “vigorous lava spattering” was happening A number of strong earthquakes have hit Hawaii’s Big Island, a day after the eruption of the Kilauea volcano. One quake, a 6.9 magnitude …

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CNN

Although 1,700 residents have been ordered to leave, some are choosing to stay behind — a grave mistake, officials say, as volcanic activity shows little sign of slowing down.Among the many threats they face are lava, sulfur dioxide poisoning and …

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Reuters

PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) – Hawaii’s Big Island was on high alert on Saturday after the Kilauea volcano spewed lava into residential areas, forcing hundreds to evacuate, and a series of earthquakes, including a powerful tremor, shook the island. On Saturday …

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