Hawaii's volcanic eruption has destroyed at least 21 homes, officials say

07 May, 2018, 15:05 | Author: Otis Hoffman
  • Hawaii: evacuations ordered as Kilauea volcano erupts

The U.S. Geological Survey said the latest tremor at 12:32 p.m. measured 6.0, a strong magnitude capable of causing severe damage.

"There are still plumes going out".

Doctor told CNN affiliate KITV that her sons had invited friends to help her pack up. "There's a lot of glow, a lot of fires".

A Middle Tennessee native was one of the hundreds who were forced to evacuate because of the Kilauea Volcano eruption in Hawaii. "It doesn't look like it is slowing down", he said.

Hawaii County Acting Mayor Wil Okabe said the larger quake cracked a beam in a county gymnasium in Hilo, forcing workers to be sent home.

All residents of Leilani Estates, a community of about 1,700 people near the Big Island's eastern edge, and nearby Lanipuna Gardens were ordered to evacuate since the eruption took place on May 3.

"At this point, I've got what I've got on my back", she said.

"They don't really understand", she said about her children.

Scientists say Kilauea is likely to release more lava through more vents, but they're unable to forecast exactly where the lava will appear.

3 million in Pa. impacted by Facebook information sharing, AG says
Facebook has over 20 crore users in India. "It's crucial that Facebook and Twitter and any entity that collects data, protects it", he said.

Dana Milbank: President Trump's Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech
Messer added, "If the Nobel Peace Prize means anything, President Trump should have a great shot at getting it". Other past presidents honored with the award include Jimmy Carter, Woodrow Wilson and Theodore Roosevelt.

Tornadoes strike Kansas, Oklahoma as 'destructive' severe weather threat remains
While things have been pretty scattered through TV5-Wake Up, another more widespread round of showers is moving in from the west. Today other than a few non severe storms this morning we will be mostly cloudy today with highs in the upper 70s-mid 80s.

Ikaika Marzo told the Honolulu Star-Advertiser that lava spread out over an area about 200 yards (182 metres) wide behind one house in Leilani Estates on Thursday.

Images showed lava spurting into the sky from a crack in a road and a line of lava snaking through a forest.

Mayor Harry Lim said on Twitter Sunday that an eruption information center would open in Pahoa Monday to address questions from those affected. My mother was out of portable oxygen, so that's a first concern.

Makuakane grew up within the space and lived in her home for 9 years. Seven more people were staying at another shelter. Spokeswoman Rhea Lee-Moku said power has been restored to about half of the customers, but sulfur gas levels in some areas are beyond what Hawaii Electric Light deems safe so they can not work in those places.

"This is heartbreaking", she said.

"The closest resort areas, in Kona and the Kohala Coast on the island of Hawaii's west side, are more than 100 miles away from where the lava flow is occurring and shielded by the massive mountains of Maunakea and Maunaloa".

Steve Gebbie, who owns a home in Leilani Estates, is one of those who chose to leave. Other residents also mentioned to the news network that they had heard tree branches snapping and could smell the burning bush. "I couldn't believe it. Elderly, young, and people with compromised respiratory systems are especially vulnerable".

The residents of Leilani Estates are going through a very hard time. "Please be alert and prepare now to keep your family safe", he tweeted.

As of early this afternoon, the toll of Kilauea volcano's wrath is nine destroyed houses in the rural subdivision, where at least nine active vents have been confirmed. It's in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, which closed Friday and evacuated all visitors and nonemergency staff. The governor also signed an emergency proclamation, which authorizes "the expenditure of state monies as appropriated for quick and efficient relief caused by the volcanic eruption", according to the governor's office.



Whats App Requires Instagram, Face-book Video Integration With PiP Attribute
This is also great news for brands as they now get to enable their target audience to buy rather than just show them promotions. The payment system may also tie in with another tweak to Instagram , created to make shopping easier via the app.

Trump lawyer doesn't rule out possibility there were payments to other women
She added that when she was Trump's campaign manager, she "was not made aware" of the Daniels matter either. When Trump was asked last month aboard Air Force One if he knew about the payment to Daniels, he said no.

Officials in Terre Haute transport fallen officer to funeral home
He was shot and killed during an exchange of gunfire with a possible homicide suspect at the Garden Quarter Apartments. We are deeply saddened by the loss of our officer, and ask that you keep our entire community in your prayers.

Governor Reynolds Awaits Copy of Fetal Heartbeat Abortion Bill
Earlier Friday, Planned Parenthood and the ACLU announced that they plan to sue Reynolds over the law's constitutionality. The Iowa legislation has some exemptions, such as in the case of rape or incest or if a woman's life is at risk.

Five killed by Gaza Strip blast: Palestinian Ministry of Health
The use of live ammunition by Israel's army has been condemned by the worldwide community and human rights activists. Palestinians sent several stunt kites with incendiary bombs over the border towards Israel on Friday.

MUELLER MADNESS: Federal Judge Says Mueller 'LYING' to Target Trump
The prosecutors argued that the redacted portions of the memo contain information unrelated to Manafort and touch on national security issues.

Origin Sajid Javid appointed new United Kingdom home secretary
International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt adds to her duties Rudd's other brief as minister for women and equalities. Leaked memos and letters in the media seemed to contradict her claims, resulting in her decision to step down late last night.

Twitter finds security bug, advises changing passwords
Click on the account icon in the upper right corner next to Tweet , and select " Settings and privacy " from the menu. The pop-up window contains a link to their settings page where the users can change their password .

Tiger Woods Struggles at Wells Fargo
But while Woods focused on what he missed on the greens, he neglected to mention that he also made things work on a handful. I played a lot of golf heading into Augusta, more golf than I thought I would be able to play, because this is all new.

New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves
Nick Markakis had an RBI double, Johan Camargo hit a two-run homer and Ryan Flaherty followed with a solo shot to make it 7-0. Atlanta Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson has been lifted from a game against the New York Mets with a sore left wrist.