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500-Year-Old Traces of Monster Hawaii Tsunami Discovered
Hawaii tsunami 1946 aftermath
October 21st, 2014
A powerful earthquake in Alaska sent towering waves up to 30 feet (9 meters) tall crashing down on Hawaii about 500 years ago, leaving behind fragments of coral, shells and coarse beach sand in a sinkhole located on the island of Kauai, research shows.
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Ebola Ruled Out for Hawaii Patient
A magnified view of the Ebola virus particles (in red) on the surface of a  cell (in blue)
October 2nd, 2014
Health officials in Hawaii said they have determined a man hospitalized in isolation is no longer being evaluated for Ebola.
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Hurricane Iselle Downgraded to Tropical Storm
A satellite image reveals tropical storm Iselle bearing down on the Big Island of Hawaii.
August 8th, 2014
As tropical cyclone Iselle menaced Hawaii on Thursday night local time, the storm also showed signs of slowing and weakening.
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Mesmerizing Lava Lake Movement Revealed in Time-Lapse Video
Halema'uma'u Crater Lava Lake
November 4th, 2013
This thermal image sequence of the lava lake in Halema'uma'u Crater condenses about 12 minutes of motion (which is then repeated three times), showing how the slightly cooler layer of crust constantly cracks and reforms into new patters.
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Ebola in a Hawaii Patient? Much Too Early to Know, Officials Say
A magnified view of the Ebola virus particles (in red) on the surface of a  cell (in blue)
October 2nd, 2014
A patient in Hawaii has been put in isolation over concerns of Ebola, but it is too early know what condition is causing his symptoms, the state health officials said.
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Hawaii's Climate Wipeout (Video)
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July 28th, 2014
Hawai'i faces the same risks from rising sea levels as other atolls and islands.
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