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Hawaii Authorities Issue Evacuation Notice

Hawaii Authorities Issue Evacuation Notice

Hawaii County authorities have issued an evacuation notice to 4,000 residents in the path of the Kilauea lava flow. The lava has increased speed, now moving at about 20 yards per hour and by Monday night had come within about 70 yards of the nearest homes. At that rate, the flow was expected to reach […]

Lava Evacuation Possible for Hawaii Residents

Lava Evacuation Possible for Hawaii Residents

An active lava flow, measuring 35 yards in width, is threatening homes and residents in the region of Puna on the Big Island of Hawaii. At this time, the lava flow is slow moving at a rate of approximately 10 yards an hour and is headed toward the region’s largest town, Pahoa. Geologist, Matt Patrick […]

NASA Mission to Mars Starts in Hawaii

NASA Mission to Mars Starts in Hawaii

NASA is beginning a mission in Hawaii that plans to study how astronauts can survive on Mars for a long period of time. The mission is to stick a few people inside a dome on a Hawaiian volcano to see how they interact with each other. The mission will last eight months, with the people […]

Same-Sex Marriage Scheduled for Review

Same-Sex Marriage Scheduled for Review

On Monday, September 29, 2014 Federal court Judges in the U.S. 9th District Court of Appeals in San Francisco will see the proposal on the bans on same-sex marriage in Nevada, Idaho, and Hawaii. There is much speculation about how they will rule. In the hearings this past Monday, the U.S. Appeals Judges seem inclined to […]

Hawaii: Lava Flow Concerns

Hawaii: Lava Flow Concerns

Hawaii’s Big Island is dealing with serious concerns as lava from an active volcano is reported to be flowing toward nearby homes. As residents of the island deal with the aftermath of a tropical storm that has already done damage, they must now turn their attention to lava flowing towards residential neighborhoods. The Hawaiian Volcano […]

Hawaii Between the Storms

Hawaii Between the Storms

Hurricane Iselle was the first hurricane in more than 20 years to make landfall in Hawaii, and now Hawaiians are finding themselves between storms as hurricane Julio approaches. Julio, expected to hit sometime Sunday, is not expected to do much damage. Of course, that could change. Though it is rare for a tropical weather system to make landfall […]

Hawaii Hurricanes Excite Surfers

Hawaii Hurricanes Excite Surfers

The National Weather Service broadcast that hurricane conditions are expected to reach the Big Island late Thursday as Iselle advances, the first of two hurricanes expected to hit Hawaii. The storm is expected to spread to Maui County, Oahu and Kauai by Friday. As hurricane Julio approaches over the weekend, more storms are possible. In […]

Tropical Cyclones: A Double Threat for Hawaii

Tropical Cyclones: A Double Threat for Hawaii

Tropical cyclones  Iselle and Julio pose a double threat for the islands of Hawaii. Hurricane Iselle was scheduled to touch base on Hawaii’s Big Island on Thursday, with Hurricane Julio following suit as soon as Sunday. Hurricane Julio thus far has been reported to be less threatening, but will still cause damage in the wake of Hurricane Iselle. […]

Tropical Cyclones Approaching Hawaii

Tropical Cyclones Approaching Hawaii

Tropical Cyclones are approaching Hawaii, and a Hurricane warning has already been issued for The Big Island, mainly Hilo, Hawaii. Eastern and western coasts of the Hawaiian Islands are reported as being affected by both Hurricane Iselle and Hurricane Julio. Even the remnants of tropical depression Genevieve have strengthened to hurricane status and may even […]

Tropical Cyclones May Hit Hawaii

Tropical Cyclones May Hit Hawaii

Tropical Cyclones may hit Hawaii over the next two weeks according to forecasters. Hurricane Iselle recently achieved Category 4 status and Tropical Storm (TS) Julio is not far behind it. Both storms are on a predicted path toward Hawaii. Even Japan is facing a typhoon which reached Category 5 status over the weekend and is […]

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