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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

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    Kilauea Lava Slowly Approaches Hawaiian Town

    By Brian Shields

    HONOLULU (AP) — Rural Hawaii residents still recovering from a recent tropical storm are keeping a nervous eye on slowly advancing lava that may reach their community within a week. Lava from Kilauea volcano is within less than a mile of Full Article

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    Lava Warning For Residents On Hawaii’s Big Island

    By Mario Sevilla

    HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory issued a warning Thursday to a rural community in the path of a lava flow on Hawaii's Big Island, as the molten rock moved to within a mile of homes. Observatory scientists said lava Full Article

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    PHOTOS: Bay Area Helps Hawaii Celebrate 55th Anniversary

    By Brian Shields

    HAWAII (KRON) -- Happy Birthday Hawaii. One of the most popular vacation spots for people from the Bay Area, Hawaii is celebrating the 55th anniversary of becoming America's 50th state. To help them celebrate, we're showing off the pictures of Full Article

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    Hawaii Bracing as Hurricane Draws Closer to Island

    By Mario Sevilla

    HONOLULU (AP) — Barely holding on to hurricane strength, Iselle's outer edges brought rain and wind to Hawaii on Thursday as it approached landfall, poised to become the first hurricane or tropical storm to hit the island chain in 22 years Full Article

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    SOCIAL MEDIA: Hurricanes Take Aim at Hawaii

    By Brian Shields

    HAWAII (KRON) -- As two hurricanes approach Hawaii, social media is filling up with pictures and comments as people there prepare for Iselle and Julio. KRON 4 is monitoring these communications and will update these here. Social Media Coverage Mobile Full Article

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    VIDEO: Hawaiians Prepare for Iselle and Julio, First Hurricanes in 22 Years

    By Candice Naranjo

    HONOLULU (AP) — Iselle was supposed to weaken as it slowly trudged west across the Pacific. It didn't — and now Hawaii is poised to take its first direct hurricane hit in 22 years. Tracking close behind it was Hurricane Julio, which Full Article