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    Flowing Lava Stops At Hawaii Trash Transfer Station

    By Candice Naranjo

    PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Lava that was filling the driveway of a Hawaii trash transfer station has stopped. Hawaii County Civil Defense officials say a breakout of the lava flow near the transfer station wasn't active Friday. It's no longer burning Full Article

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    VIDEO: Hawaii Lava Flow Destroys First Home

    By Kelli Otis

    HAWAII (CNN) -- Lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano engulfed a home today in Pahoa village, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. It's the first home to be destroyed by the lava flow. The residents had long evacuated and cleared Full Article

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    Slow Moving Lava Sets House On Fire

    By Aaron Pero

    HONOLULU (AP) — A stream of lava set a home on fire Monday in a rural Hawaii town that has been watching the slow-moving flow approach for months. The molten rock hit the house just before noon, said Hawaii County Civil Full Article

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    Big Island Lava Flow Moves Closer to Abandoned House

    By Brian Shields

    PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — A small stream of lava is getting close to hitting the first house in a rural town on Hawaii's Big Island that has been watching the flow for months. Hawaii County Civil Defense officials say the breakout Full Article

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    Lava Spares Family Headstone in Big Island Cemetery

    By Brian Shields

    HONOLULU (AP) — As slow-moving lava approached a cemetery in a rural Hawaii town, Aiko Sato placed flowers at the headstone of the family plot she's tended to over the years, thinking it would be the last time she would see Full Article

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    Lava Stops 500 Feet From Big Island’s Main Road

    By Candice Naranjo

    HONOLULU (AP) — Lava from Kilauea volcano has stalled just under 500 feet from the main road in Pahoa on the Big Island. Hawaii County Civil Defense said in a statement Saturday lava has been breaking out along the sides of Full Article

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    Big Island Lava Flow Unrelenting

    By Brian Shields

    PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Pele, the Hawaiian volcano goddess, moves gradually and persistently as she deposits lava across the Big Island of Hawaii. People in the small town lying in its path say the lava will reshape the community yard-by-yard as Full Article

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    Lava 100 Feet From Hawaii Home

    By Kelli Otis

    Hawaii (AP) — Lava that's slowly creeping into a rural Hawaii town is about the length of a basketball court from a house. The molten stream so far has burned a shed, some tires and vegetation — but no homes. Hawaii County Full Article

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    Air Quality Warnings Issued as Lava Gets Closer to Hawaiian Town

    By Brian Shields

    PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Hawaii authorities say lava from Kilauea volcano is burning tires and other materials that could generate more smoke. Hawaii County civil defense authorities late Tuesday warned residents with respiratory problems living downwind of the flow to take Full Article

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    VIDEO : Lava Creeps Closer Towards Hawaii Homes

    By Kelli Otis

    HAWAII (KRON) -- After weeks of slow, stop-and-go movement, a river of asphalt-black lava destroyed a wooden shed Tuesday as it crept closer to homes in Pahoa, Hawaii. The lava flow easily burned down the empty shed at about 7: Full Article

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    Lava Nears Homes on Big Island of Hawaii

    By Brian Shields

    HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii officials will make arrangements for those living in the path of a lava flow to watch the destruction of their homes. That accommodation is being made to "provide for a means of closure," Hawaii County Civil Defense Full Article

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    Hawaii Officials Warn of Possible Lava Evacuation

    By Candice Naranjo

    HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii authorities are telling residents near an active lava flow to prepare for a possible evacuation in the next three to give days. Hawaii County Civil Defense said Saturday officials are going door-to door to keep residents informed Full Article

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    Tropical Storm Takes Aim At Hawaii

    By Aaron Pero

    HONOLULU (AP) — Tropical Storm Ana is forecast to strengthen to a hurricane this week as it moves toward the southern edge of Hawaii's Big Island, which was hit by a destructive tropical storm two months ago, meteorologists said Tuesday. Ana Full Article

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    Child Who Falls Down Garbage Chute Uses Fire Hose to Climb to Safety

    By Brian Shields

    HONOLULU (AP) — An 8-year-old Hawaii boy who fell six stories down a trash chute and was pulled out by a neighbor with a fire hose has suffered only cuts. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports the boy's 13-year-old aunt rushed up to Full Article

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    Residents of Lava-Threatened Town Says It’s Part of Living in Hawaii

    By Brian Shields

    PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Lava from Kilauea volcano has forced Shawn Heard to move her house once already, back in the 1980s. She's at peace with the possibility of eventually having to do so again. Heard lives just miles from a Full Article

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    Hawaii Lava Flow Slows But Residents On Alert

    By Aaron Pero

    PUNA, Hawaii (AP) — Residents in a sparsely populated neighborhood near Hawaii's active volcano are still on alert while officials say a dangerous lava flow has slowed its advance. The Hawaii Civil Defense Agency said Saturday that an inspection made by Full Article