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April 18, 2019 - 1:18 pm
SANTA MONICA - Santa Monica police today were mourning the death of an officer who drowned while in Hawaii. Officer Rashad Riley, a three-year veteran, died in what was described as a drowning accident on the island of Kauai, according to Santa Monica police Sgt. Rudy Flores. "Officer Riley was a...
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March 19, 2019 - 10:09 am
Hawaii would be the first state in the U.S. to ban most plastics at restaurants under legislation that aims to cut down on waste that pollutes the ocean. Dozens of cities across the country have banned plastic foam containers, but Hawaii's measure would make it the first to do so statewide. The...
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AP
January 18, 2019 - 7:24 am
HALIEWA , Hawaii (AP) — Two shark researchers who came face-to-face with what could be one of the largest great whites ever recorded are using their encounter as an opportunity to push for legislation that would protect sharks in Hawaii. Ocean Ramsey, a shark researcher and conservationist, told...
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Los Angeles Fire Department Video
December 04, 2018 - 4:06 pm
(KNX 1070) - A Los Angeles city firefighter/paramedic reunited with the family of a 4-year-old girl Tuesday after his heroic efforts saved her life. Daniel Harris was on vacation in Maui in August when he rescued the girl from drowning in a resort pool. Four-year-old Sophia Rouse nearly drowned in...
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November 21, 2018 - 11:49 am
(CBS News) -- Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, a National Guard veteran who did two tours in the Middle East, said in a tweet that President Trump is "Saudi Arabia's [b****]" for announcing the U.S. will stand with Saudi Arabia, regardless of any intelligence community assessment on Saudi Crown Prince...
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Associated Press
August 26, 2018 - 10:00 am
(AP) - Hurricane Lane secured its place in the history books before it quickly dissipated into a tropical storm and moved off from Hawaii. The storm caused damage, mostly on the Big Island, where rivers raged near Hilo and nearly 40 people had to be rescued from homes. There were no deaths from the...
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Associated Press
August 24, 2018 - 7:47 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Sirens wailed while workers piled sandbags in front of hotels and police blared warnings to tourists to leave the world-famous Waikiki Beach as Hurricane Lane barreled north after dumping nearly 2 feet (61 centimeters) of rain on Hawaii's mostly rural Big Island. Emergency crews...
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AP
June 05, 2018 - 5:19 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano destroyed hundreds more homes overnight, overtaking two oceanfront communities where residents were advised to evacuate last week, officials said Tuesday. No injuries were reported as most residents heeded the advice to leave. The latest lost homes...
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May 29, 2018 - 10:18 am
(CBS) -- Hawaii County officials were knocking on doors on several streets in the Leilani Estates subdivision alerting residents to flee fast-moving lava from the Kilauea volcano. Evacuation orders were issued Monday evening for anyone in the area east of Pomaikai Street to avoid being isolated by...
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Associated Press
May 24, 2018 - 8:32 am
(AP) - Scientists in Hawaii have captured rare images of blue flames burning from cracks in the pavement as the Kilauea volcano gushes fountains of lava in the background, offering insight into a new dimension in the volcano's weeks-long eruption. Volcanos produce methane when hot lava buries and...
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