Hawaii volcano
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May 25, 2020 - 4:02 pm
With two barren peaks that rise only about 170 feet above sea level, the now-extinct Pūhāhonu volcano in the Northwestern Hawaii Islands doesn't look like much. But a new study establishes that Pūhāhonu is actually the largest shield volcano in the world. Read more here.
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Tulsi Gabbard
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March 19, 2020 - 11:11 am
Hawaii congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard is suspending her presidential campaign, ending a long-shot effort that saw her feuding with Hillary Clinton and raising fears among Democrats that she would mount a third-party 2020 bid. Read more here.
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Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, joined by Nathan Weed, left, Dept. of Health incident commander, tours the group of RV's set-up for potential isolation and quarantine of COVID-19 patients in Grand Mound, Wash.
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AP News
March 05, 2020 - 10:38 am
Federal authorities announced an investigation of the Seattle-area nursing home at the center of an outbreak of the new coronavirus as the U.S. death toll climbed again, including the first fatality outside Washington state. Read more here.
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Honolulu police watch a house fire after a shooting and domestic incident at a residence on Hibiscus Road near Diamond Head on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Honolulu.
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AP News
January 19, 2020 - 7:07 pm
Two police officers were killed in a shooting Sunday in the normally peaceful Honolulu, Hawaii's governor said in a statement. Read more here.
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A Coast Guard search and rescue team looks over Napali Coast State Wilderness Park for a tour helicopter that disappeared in Hawaii with seven people aboard on Friday.
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December 28, 2019 - 2:36 pm
A person is still missing after six others were killed in a Hawaii tour helicopter crash, the third fatal crash in a year. Read more here.
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In this photo released by the U.S. Coast Guard, Coast Guard Cutter William Hart moves toward the Na Pali Coast on the Hawaiian island of Kauai.
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December 27, 2019 - 9:51 pm
The remains of six people have been found after a helicopter heading to one of the most rugged and remote coastlines in Hawaii crashed at the top of a mountain on the island of Kauai, authorities said. Read more here.
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Ram Dass, best known for the 1971 bestseller "Be Here Now," smiles during an interview at his San Anselmo, Calif., home.
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AP News
December 23, 2019 - 1:19 pm
Baba Ram Dass, the 1960s counterculture spiritual leader who experimented with LSD and traveled to India to find enlightenment, returning to share it with Americans, has died. He was 88. Read more here.
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A U.S. naval ship can been seen from Pearl Harbor National Memorial Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, in Honolulu.
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AP News
December 05, 2019 - 8:10 am
An active duty U.S. sailor whose submarine was docked at Pearl Harbor opened fire on three civilian employees Wednesday, killing two and then taking his own life just days before dignitaries and veterans descend on the base for the 78th anniversary of the Japanese attack. Read more here.
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Oprah Winfrey
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July 12, 2019 - 12:56 pm
By Marianne Garvey, CNN (CNN) -- Oprah Winfrey got a "big mahalo" for opening her private road on her property in Maui to help people quickly escape a brush fire that broke out Thursday. Residents in the town of Maalaea and parts of Kihei were sent an evacuation notice on their phones, and flights...
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Air Canada
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July 11, 2019 - 5:13 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Dozens of people were injured when an Air Canada flight to Australia encountered unexpected turbulence, forcing the plane to land in Hawaii on Thursday. The flight from Vancouver to Sydney encountered "un-forecasted and sudden turbulence," about two hours past Hawaii when the plane...
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