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Stunning nighttime lava display in Hawaii captured on video by US military

Stunning nighttime lava display in Hawaii captured on video by US militaryThis stunning footage shows rivers of lava pouring from a volcano close to a Hawaii town.



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Cut off by Hawaii lava, pot growers refuse to let go dream

Cut off by Hawaii lava, pot growers refuse to let go dreamHALEKAMAHINA HILL, Hawaii (Reuters) – Dale Altman and his grandson Josh Doran live on a 5-acre (2-hectare) plot atop a hill on Hawaii's Big Island by the erupting Kilauea volcano, where they grow medical marijuana. 



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Survivors of past Hawaii lava recall despair and opportunity

Survivors of past Hawaii lava recall despair and opportunityHONOLULU (AP) — Lava pouring out of a Hawaii volcano burned down Mary Dressler's home and her town 28 years ago. Now, watching creeping lobes of molten rock slowly wipe out entire neighborhoods over the past month, she has been transported back to those losses.



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The Latest: Some people evacuated by Hawaii lava go home

The Latest: Some people evacuated by Hawaii lava go homeHONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on Kilauea volcano's eruption in Hawaii (all times local):



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Explosion at Hawaii volcano spews ash as lava flows into sea

Explosion at Hawaii volcano spews ash as lava flows into seaA small explosion at the summit of Hawaii’s erupting Kilauea Volcano on Sunday sent ash spewing into the air, creating a driving hazard for roads on parts of the Big Island, the U.S. Geological Survey said. Lava fountains from a fissure in the volcano reached as high as 180 feet (55 meters) from Saturday night into Sunday, pushing flows of molten rock into the ocean, it said. “Seismic activity at the crater continues with gas explosions and ash eruptions under 10,000 feet (3,050 meters).



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Hawaii volcano: New land formed as lava flows meet ocean

Hawaii volcano: New land formed as lava flows meet oceanThe footage taken from a helicopter also reveals the interaction between lava and seawater creating a white plume called “laze”. The new land looks stable, but hides a foundation of loose rubble that can collapse into the ocean, according to scientists at the United States Geological Survey. An entire neighbourhood has been wiped off the map in Hawaii as Kilauea continues to spew lava.



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The Latest: Hawaii lava destroys more than 600 homes

The Latest: Hawaii lava destroys more than 600 homesHONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on Kilauea volcano's eruption in Hawaii (all times local):



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Hawaii lava evacuee recounts neighborhood shooting near flow

Hawaii lava evacuee recounts neighborhood shooting near flowHONOLULU (AP) — A woman who evacuated her Hawaii home because of the erupting Kilauea volcano said Thursday she filmed an angry neighbor shooting at a man near a lava flow.



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River of lava engulfs entire Hawaii neighbourhood and adds almost a mile of new land to shoreline

River of lava engulfs entire Hawaii neighbourhood and adds almost a mile of new land to shorelineAn entire neighbourhood has disappeared in Hawaii after being covered by a river of lava. The Vacationland neighbourhood has been wiped off the island as Kilauea continues to spew lava, destroying homes and altering the landscape on Hawaii’s Big Island. Homes have been seen bursting into flames as the lava hits them, before being destroyed completely by the unstoppable flow.



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Volcanic tornado pictured during Hawaii eruption

Volcanic tornado pictured during Hawaii eruptionThe sight of a volcanic tornado has been captured on camera over a fissure at the foot of an erupting volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island. The rare phenomenon came as lava from Kilauea destroyed hundreds more homes overnight, overtaking two oceanfront communities advised to evacuate last week. The “lavanado” – which does not have an official name among volcanologists – was captured by photographer Anthony Quintano during a tour by the Hawaii National Guard of an area known as Leilani Estates.



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