Residents evacuated after volcano eruption in Hawaii

More than 1,700 residents are being evacuated after Kilauea volcano erupted near a residential area on Hawaii’s largest island. The eruption follows a series of strong earthquakes over recent days. A volcanic crater vent – known as Puu Oo – collapsed earlier this week, sending lava down the mountain’s slopes towards populated areas. Officials had been warning residents all week they should be prepared to evacuate as an eruption would

$1m caused in damage following Kauai, Hawaii fires

Two homes in Kauai, Hawaii sustained a total damage cost of $1m in separate fires over the 17th/18th February weekend, according to firefighters. At 16:30 on the 17th, firefighters were called to a blaze that had managed to engulf a single-story home on Nunu Road, in Kapaa. Within minutes, firefighters brought the fire under control, however by the point, the home was destroyed. The total damage of the home and