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May 14, 2018 3:27 PM More evacuations in Hawaii as new volcanic fissure sends lava exploding into air

The new fissure was discovered Sunday morning as residents await a possible major eruption. Nearby resident Richard Schott, 34, watched from a police checkpoint as the eruption churned just over a ridgeline and behind some trees. “I’ve actually seen rocks fly over the tree line and I can feel it in my body,” Schott said. “It’s like a nuclear reaction 9

May 13, 2018 7:40 PM New lava fissure opens as Hawaii awaits explosive eruption

Total number of lava outbreaks in and around Leilani Estates now up to 17 New lava fissures, ground deformation and abundant volcanic gases indicate eruptions on the eastern flank of Kilauea volcano are likely to continue. Two new fissures opened on Saturday, bringing the total number of lava outbreaks in and around Leilani Estates to 17. The U.S. Geological 22

May 9, 2018 1:29 PM Volcanic gases prompt door-to-door evacuation in Hawaii

The emergence of the two new vents prompted Hawaii County to issue a cellphone alert ordering stragglers in Lanipuna Gardens to get out immediately. There’s no indication when the eruption might stop, or how far the lava might spread. There were about 1,700 residents in Leilani Estates and a few hundred in Lanipuna Gardens before last week. Andrew Nisbet 8

May 5, 2018 7:07 PM Hawaii's Big Island on high alert over quakes, lava fissures from erupting volcano

Kilauea, one of the world's most active volcanoes, has been in constant eruption for 35 years Hawaii's Big Island remains on high alert on Saturday after the Kilauea volcano spewed lava into residential areas, forcing hundreds to evacuate, and a series of earthquakes, including a powerful tremor, shook the island. Scientists and local officials warned 26

April 1, 2018 4:55 PM Shark bumps Hawaii man off stand-up paddleboard before attacking him

A 25-year-old man was taken to hospital with critical injuries in what was the first shark attack on Hawaii’s largest island since 2015. The scream came from the ocean off the private Kukio Golf and Beach Club on Hawaii’s largest island where, moments before, a man had been stand-up paddleboarding. There’s no lifeguard on the beach at the private community 16

March 20, 2018 2:22 PM Interstellar asteroid likely came from 2-star system

Oumuamua was likely kicked out as planets formed, University of Toronto astronomers report ​Our first known interstellar visitor likely came from a two-star system. That's the latest from astronomers who were amazed by the mysterious cigar-shaped object, detected as it passed through our inner solar system last fall. The University of Toronto's Alan Jackson 65

March 17, 2018 6:16 AM No. 16 UMBC knocks off No. 1 Virginia in a March Madness stunner

“These are the moments that you dream of,” Lyles said. “It’s always exciting to make history.” Chaminade’s 77-72 stunner over Ralph Sampson and then No. 1-ranked Cavaliers in 1982 in Hawaii was generally considered the most remarkable upset in college basketball. But that was the regular season. “Unbelievable — it’s really all you can say,” UMBC coach 15

March 9, 2018 7:48 PM Mississauga’s R.J. Barrett named Naismith high school basketball player of the year

The 17-year-old becomes just the second Canadian to win the prestigious award. Canadian small forward R.J. Barrett was named the 2018 Naismith high school boys' player of the year on Friday. Barrett, from Mississauga, Ont., led Florida's Montverde Academy to an undefeated 31-0 regular season. The 17-year-old Barrett becomes just the second Canadian to win the prestigious 26

February 25, 2018 7:10 PM Major earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea

It wasn't immediately known whether the 7.5 magnitude quake caused any damage The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 7.5 quake hit about 89 kilometres southwest of Porgera early Monday in the Pacific island nation. Geological Survey geophysicist Paul Caruso said the quake, which had a depth of 35 kilometres, occurred in a rural jungle area near a mountain 27

February 6, 2018 5:03 PM Hawaii man who was mistaken for ‘button-pusher’ threatened after misleading photo

A photograph circulated picturing Jeffrey Wong months earlier at the emergency management agency’s centre on Oahu island — and people mistakenly thought Wong was the “button-pusher” who sent out the false missile alert, wrongly accusing him in online comments. HONOLULU—When an erroneous alert was sent out last month telling people in Hawaii that there 20