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No one was injured and no homes burned in the latest fire, which scorched mountain ridges on Oahu.
Maui residents have had impassioned discussions about when to welcome travelers back to the wildfire-stricken region.
Officials say they are shifting the response to focus on removing hazardous waste and making the area safe for residents to begin returning.
The blaze consumed much of Lahaina’s historic Front Street, a mix of restaurants, bars, retail stores and what is believed to be the largest banyan tree in the U.S.
Two-thirds of the single-family homes on Hawaii’s most populous island, Oahu, have no hurricane protections.
Jones was surfing off the western coast of Sumatra when his surfboard cut his femoral artery, said his father.
Rising seas are also pushing groundwater closer to the surface, allowing cesspool effluent to mix with the water table and flow into the ocean.
It’s against federal law to swim within 50 yards of spinner dolphins in Hawaii’s nearshore waters.
Female surfers competed alongside the men for the first time in the 39-year history of The Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational on Oahu’s North Shore.
Kilauea’s summit is inside Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and away from residential communities.
“I wouldn’t miss it because I got an awful lot of friends that are still here that are buried here. I come back out of respect for them,” said Ira Schab, 102.
But many in Hawaii also question the wisdom of interfering with nature and Pele, the deity of volcanoes and fire.
Mauna Loa is spewing sulfur dioxide and other volcanic gases. Hawaii health officials are urging people to cut back on outdoor exercise and other activities that cause heavy breathing.
Although an eruption isn’t imminent, scientists are on alert because of a recent spike in earthquakes at the volcano’s summit.
Since the eruption began Sunday night, Kilauea has spewed some 2 billion gallons of lava, enough to cover 33 acres.