Hawaii outbreak brings tourism boon during slow season

Hawaii outbreak brings tourism boon during slow season

HILO, Hawaii (AP) – The spectacle of glowing lava spew from Hawaii’s Mauna Loa has drawn thousands of visitors and is becoming a tourism boon for this Big Island town near the world’s largest volcano. Some hotels in and around Hilo are about to be fully booked at what is usually a slower time of … Read more

Biden, Macron pledge unity against Russia, discuss trade dispute

Biden, Macron pledge unity against Russia, discuss trade dispute

WASHINGTON (AP) – Presidents Joe Biden and Emmanuel Macron vowed to maintain a united front against Russia on Thursday amid growing concerns about waning support for Ukraine’s war effort in the United States and Europe. Biden also signaled that he may be willing to tweak aspects of his signature climate legislation that have raised concerns … Read more

Hawaii Volcano: Lava from Mauna Loa is less than 4 miles from a key highway. Officials say they have a plan if the road closes

Hawaii Volcano: Lava from Mauna Loa is less than 4 miles from a key highway.  Officials say they have a plan if the road closes

CNN — As the Mauna Loa volcano continues to erupt on Hawaii’s Big Island, local officials and residents are watching the lava flow as it creeps closer to a major roadway and planning for the possibility that access to the highway could soon be cut off and have a major impact on everyday life. Lava … Read more

Viewers flock to watch glowing lava ooze from the Hawaii volcano

Viewers flock to watch glowing lava ooze from the Hawaii volcano

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — The world’s largest volcano oozed rivers of glowing lava Wednesday, drawing thousands of stunned onlookers who blocked a Hawaii highway that could soon be covered by the flow. Mauna Loa awoke from its 38-year slumber on Sunday, spewing volcanic ash and debris to drift down from the sky. A major highway … Read more

Hawaii volcanic eruption has some on alert, attracts onlookers

Hawaii volcanic eruption has some on alert, attracts onlookers

HILO, Hawaii (AP) – The first eruption in 38 years of the world’s largest active volcano is drawing onlookers to a national park for “spectacular” views of the event, and it’s also deepening bad memories among some Hawaii residents who have lived through harrowing volcanic experiences In the past. It was just four years ago … Read more

Hawaii Volcano: Mauna Loa Eruption Creates Rare Double Eruption Event With Nearby Volcano Erupting Since 2021

Hawaii Volcano: Mauna Loa Eruption Creates Rare Double Eruption Event With Nearby Volcano Erupting Since 2021

CNN — The rare sight of two neighboring volcanoes erupting simultaneously became even more astonishing Tuesday as new lava flows poured down slopes on Hawaii’s Big Island. Mauna Loa, the world’s largest active volcano, erupted this week for the first time in 38 years. Its neighbor Kilauea, which is also in Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park, … Read more

Hawaii’s Mauna Loa Volcano Begins Eruption: Live Updates

Hawaii’s Mauna Loa Volcano Begins Eruption: Live Updates

HONOLULU (AP) — The world’s largest active volcano erupted Monday and did not immediately threaten communities on Hawaii’s Big Island, but officials warned residents to be prepared for the worst. Many current residents did not live there when Mauna Loa last erupted 38 years ago. The US Geological Survey warned the roughly 200,000 people on … Read more

‘A significant severe weather event will be likely’ this week, meteorologists say

‘A significant severe weather event will be likely’ this week, meteorologists say

CNN — A new robust storm system moving into the Pacific Northwest Sunday is expected to spawn severe storms in the South this week. The Storm Prediction Center has issued an early forecast warning calling for “a significant severe weather event” across parts of the lower Mississippi River Valley on Tuesday. “This storm system will … Read more

‘A significant severe weather event will be likely’ this week, meteorologists say

‘A significant severe weather event will be likely’ this week, meteorologists say

CNN — A new robust storm system moving into the Pacific Northwest Sunday is expected to spawn severe storms in the South this week. The Storm Prediction Center has issued an early forecast warning calling for “a significant severe weather event” across parts of the lower Mississippi River Valley on Tuesday. “This storm system will … Read more

Turkey isn’t the reason you’re sleepy—really

Turkey isn’t the reason you’re sleepy—really

CNN — Do you believe in holiday food coma? Many people do. A mainstay on the dinner table at this time of year, turkey contains tryptophan, which is widely believed to be responsible for the uncontrollable yawns and sudden dozes that are common after large family feasts. “Tryptophan is an essential amino acid needed to … Read more