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Hawaii State News, Saturday, 12 May 2018

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Hawaii News Monitoring Service

Daily update · May 12, 2018


CBS News

Hawaii tourism officials are hoping Kilauea’s eruption won’t deter travelers from visiting the state’s largest island — even as geologists warn the volcano could soon shoot large boulders out of its summit. Travel industry executives note …


The declaration allows federal assistance to supplement state and local recovery efforts in areas affected by the Kilauea volcanic eruption and earthquake. Federal funding is available to state, eligible local governments, and certain private nonprofit …

The Hill

  President TrumpDonald John TrumpPruitt dined with Cardinal accused of sexual abuse: report Kelly: No consideration on leaving White House despite ‘times of great frustration’ Kelly: Trump ’embarrassed’ by Russia probe MORE on Friday …


PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) – More destructive lava flows could soon hit Hawaii’s Big Island as the Kilauea volcano erupts, posing a greater threat than oozing magma that has so far destroyed dozens of homes and forced thousands to evacuate, scientists said …

Politics Daily

HONOLULU ― President Donald Trump on Friday declared the recent volcanic eruptions in Hawaii a major disaster, signaling federal agencies to assist with recovery efforts and allowing the state to access federal funding. The declaration comes after a week …


VOLCANO, Hawaii (AP) — Warnings that Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano could shoot boulders and ash out of its summit crater are prompting people to rethink their plans to visit the Big Island. But most of the rest of the island is free of volcanic hazards, …

Times of Oman

An ash plume rises from the Overlook Vent in Halema’uma’u crater in Hawaii, US, May 11, 2018. USGS/Handout via REUTERS Pahoa (Hawaii): More destructive lava flows could soon hit Hawaii’s Big Island as the Kilauea volcano erupts, posing a …

GlobeNewswire, Inc.

HONOLULU, May 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Verizon customers can now contribute to relief and recovery efforts supporting those affected by the recent Kilauea volcano eruptions on the Big Island and severe flooding on Kauai. You can use your mobile phone …

Gulf News

Kilauea threatens to begin a series of explosive eruptions within days or weeks that could form huge clouds of volcanic smog, or vog, and hurl boulders as big as small cars Pahoa, Hawaii: More destructive lava flows could soon hit Hawaii’s Big Island as …

Sunday Times

HAWAII Governor David Ige says US President Donald Trump has approved his request for a presidential disaster declaration for the Big Island as the state copes with Kilauea volcano’s eruption. Gov. Ige’s office said the declaration means federal …


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