Lava crashes through roof of Hawaii tour boat, injuring 23

World Jul 17, 2018

Lava crashes through roof of Hawaii tour boat, injuring 23

An explosion caused by lava oozing into the ocean sent molten rock crashing through the roof of a sightseeing boat off Hawaii's Big Island, injuring 23 people Monday, officials said. They were aboard a tour boat that takes visitors to see lava plunging into the ...

Trump approves disaster aid for Hawaii's volcano-stricken Big Island

World Jun 15, 2018

Trump approves disaster aid for Hawaii's volcano-stricken Big Island

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday approved federal emergency housing aid and other relief for victims of the 6-week-old Kilauea volcano eruption on Hawaii's Big Island, where hundreds of homes have been destroyed, state officials said. The approval came a day after Gov. David Ige ...

National Jun 4, 2018

Two Japanese tourists killed in Hawaii head-on car crash

Two Japanese tourists died in a car crash Friday in Kailua-Kona on Hawaii's Big Island, local media reported. The two women have been identified as Takako Oikawa, 70, of Kanagawa Prefecture, and Michiko Ono, 69, of Tokyo, West Hawaii Today reported Saturday, citing local police. They ...

Hawaii evacuees leave newly lava-threatened homes on Big Island

World Jun 3, 2018

Hawaii evacuees leave newly lava-threatened homes on Big Island

U.S. National Guard troops, police and firefighters ushered the last group of evacuees from homes on the eastern tip of Hawaii's Big Island early on Saturday, hours before creeping lava from the Kilauea volcano severed all road access to the area, officials said. A stream ...