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Chris Pratt, Katherine Schwarzenegger off to Hawaii for honeymoon

The couple got hitched in an intimate ceremony attended by close friends and family earlier this month. 

Jun 26, 2019, 13:53 PM IST

US soldier survives 70-foot fall into active volcano in Hawaii's Kilauea

The man was critically injured but he was safely rescued by the Rangers.

May 04, 2019, 14:53 PM IST

Hawaii considering Bill for raising cigarette-buying age to 100

Hawaii has some of the most restrictive cigarette laws in the US. In 2016, it became the first state to raise the age to buy cigarettes to 21, reports CNN.

Feb 14, 2019, 06:37 AM IST

Torrential rain and howling winds lash Hawaii as Hurricane Lane nears

"If you`re in Hawaii, it`s critical that you heed the warnings of local officials and stay aware of your surroundings," the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Brock Long, wrote on Twitter. 

Aug 25, 2018, 00:09 AM IST

Paradise in danger: Hawaii braces for impact as Hurricane Lane approaches

Locals are being taken to safer grounds while authorities have already warned people to remain away from beaches. 

Aug 24, 2018, 08:12 AM IST

Donald Trump declares emergency in Hawaii as Hurricane Lane approaches

US President Donald Trump has declared a state of emergency in Hawaii given the imminent arrival of Hurricane Lane, which is threatening to develop into the most powerful storm in decades in the archipelago.

Aug 24, 2018, 07:24 AM IST

Hurricane Lane churns toward Hawaii, residents stock up

Lane packed sustained winds of up to 145 miles per hour (230 km/h) and could dump as much as 20 inches of rain that could trigger flash floods and landslides, the National Weather Service said.

Aug 23, 2018, 16:37 PM IST

5.2-magnitude Earthquake jolts Hawaii

The closest city to the epicenter is Hawaiian Paradise Park, with a population of more than 11,400, many of whom had already been evacuated following the eruption of the volcano.

Jun 24, 2018, 11:53 AM IST

Moderate quake hits near Hawaii's Kilauea volcano

An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale hit five km away from the active Kilauea volcano in Hawaii, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre. No Tsunami alerts were issued.

Jun 04, 2018, 08:36 AM IST

River of molten lava rolls into Hawaii town, swallows a Ford Mustang: Photos

Lava spewing in fountains up to 300 feet (90 meters) high from an erupting Hawaiian volcano has destroyed 35 homes and other buildings

May 08, 2018, 12:59 PM IST

Hawaii's Big Island on high alert as Kilauea volcano spews lava into residential areas

Scientists and local officials warned residents that seismic and volcanic activity may continue after a 6.9 tremor shook buildings on the island`s southeast corner at little after noon local time and more lava fissures were reported in a residential subdivision.

May 05, 2018, 14:36 PM IST

Hawaii Governor David Ige tweeted late about the false missile warning because he didn't know his password

He says he has now been logged into his social media accounts on his phone.

Jan 24, 2018, 21:16 PM IST

False alert of incoming missile rattles Hawaii

 Hawaii officials confirmed a cell phone alert warning of an incoming ballistic missile was a "false alarm" Saturday, but not before the ominous message unnerved residents and stirred confusion across the US state.

Jan 14, 2018, 07:39 AM IST

A plane took off in 2018, landed in 2017. And it's a true story

Flight HAL446 took off from New Zealand's Auckland in 2018 and landed in Hawaii's Honolulu in 2017.

Jan 02, 2018, 23:43 PM IST

Hawaii to resume Cold War-era nuclear siren tests amid North Korea threat

Wailing air-raid sirens will be sounded for about 60 seconds from more than 400 locations across Hawaii starting Friday.

Nov 28, 2017, 09:23 AM IST

Small tsunamis detected in New Caledonia and Vanuatu after magnitude 7 undersea quake

A powerful magnitude 7 undersea earthquake struck east of New Caledonia`s Loyalty Islands in the South Pacific on Monday, sending small tsunamis towards New Caledonia and neighbouring Vanuatu, where authorities ordered evacuations.

Nov 20, 2017, 09:06 AM IST

US conducts missile defence test off Hawaii coast

The US Missile Defense Agency and the Navy successfully conducted a missile defense test off the coast of Hawaii, MDA said in a statement on Wednesday.

Aug 30, 2017, 16:25 PM IST

UK couple detained on honeymoon in US as man was Muslim: Report

Natasha Politakis, 29, and her new husband Ali Gul, 32, paid 7,000 pounds for their two-week trip to Los Angeles, Hawaii and Las Vegas.

Jul 27, 2017, 11:58 AM IST

US Army sergeant indicted in Hawaii on charges of trying to help Islamic State

Ikaika Erik Kang, 34, is being held in jail and is scheduled to appear in court in Honolulu on Monday to face charges. He was arrested on July 8.

Jul 23, 2017, 00:16 AM IST

Donald Trump asks Supreme Court to block travel ban ruling

In a court filing, the administration asked the justices to overturn Thursday's decision by a US district judge in Hawaii, which limited the scope of the administration's temporary ban on refugees and travelers from six Muslim-majority countries.

 

Jul 15, 2017, 09:52 AM IST