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# Hawaii

Last month
January 2023
# In Front
Buckley bags two eagles to grab lead ahead of final round in Hawaii
The 26-year-old American is chasing a first US PGA Tour title.
# Sony Open
Kirk grabs one-shot lead in Hawaii as Spieth crashes on 'weird day'
Spieth carded a five-over-par 75 that featured six bogeys.
# PGA Tour
Jordan Spieth part of three-way tie for the lead at Sony Open in Hawaii
The American opened with a six under 64.
# Kilauea volcano
One of the world's most active volcanos erupts after a month of quiet in Hawaii
The eruption does not pose any danger to communities at present.
Last year
2022
# Hawaii
Volcanic lava approaches key road on Hawaii’s Big Island
The molten rock could make the road impassable and force drivers to find alternate coastal routes in the north and south.
# mauna loa
World's largest active volcano erupts in Hawaii as officials warn people to prepare
A time-lapse video of the eruption from overnight showed lava lighting up one area, moving across it like waves on the ocean.
# Hawaii
Large wildfire burning amid drought on Hawaii’s Big Island
High winds and extremely dry conditions are making it difficult for crews to contain the blaze.
# LPGA
Meadow in the mix, Maguire struggles at LPGA Lotte Championship lead
The Northern Ireland native is in a tie for fourth heading into the final round.
# Marine Rescue
Search on for humpback whale entangled in debris off Hawaii
Rescuers were not able to remove all of the heavy-gauge gear that had wrapped around the creature.
# On the up
'It's new territory for me' - Seamus Power on cracking top 50 in the world for the first time
The Waterford native had a third-place finish at the Sony Open in Hawaii.
# Golf
Seamus Power breaks into top 50 in the world after finishing in tie for third in Hawaii
A great week for the Waterford man at the Sony Open, he finished four shots behind winner Hideki Matsuyama.
# US PGA Tour
Seamus Power keeps hope of victory alive at Hawaii's Sony Open
Power is six off the lead, but Graeme McDowell missed the cut by a single shot.
# Irish Eye
Aussie Smith leads in Hawaii, with top-ranked Rahm one back and Power six off
The US PGA Tour Tournament of Champions is underway in Kapalua.
All time
# LPGA Tour
Leona Maguire shoots 65 and enters final round in Hawaii in 4th place
Maguire is five shots off the lead held by former world number one Lydia Ko.
# Hawaii
Na birdies final hole for one-shot win at US PGA Tour Sony Open
He finished one stroke in front of Chris Kirk
# Exciting Move
Hawaii-based team set to join Major League Rugby for 2021
It has been reported that several big-name former All Blacks are behind the expansion bid.
# Hawaiian air
McDowell finishes strong but Australian star Smith triumphs at Sony Open
‘Me winning here, I hope that brings a little bit of joy to some people who are going through some tough times,’ said Smith.
# Kauai
Six bodies found after tour helicopter crashes in Hawaii, one person still missing
Search operations to find the final person have been suspended until the fog lifts.
# maui
Thousands of people told to evacuate Hawaii towns due to wildfires
People were told to seek shelter in a nearby community centre or elementary school.
# Hawaii
Nine killed after plane used for sky diving operation crashes in US
The names, ages and genders of the deceased have not been released.
# find Amanda Eller
Missing yoga instructor found injured in Hawaii forest after two-week search
A grassroots fund-raising campaign collected $70,000 to pay for a private helicopter to search for Amanda Eller.
# age limit
Hawaii is considering a law to ban cigarettes being sold to anyone under 100
The proposed law would effectively amount to a cigarette ban by 2024.
# in the hunt
McIlroy three behind Woodland as he chases early season PGA Tour win in Hawaii
Gary Woodland is the leader entering the final round with McIlroy in second place.
# Emergency
Trump declares state of emergency as Hawaii braces for hurricane
Landslides and flash flooding have left roads blocked.
# hurricane lane
Hawaii braces itself for powerful hurricane for first time in three decades
The eye of the storm will track “dangerously close” to Hawaii from today onwards.
# Hawaii
'Lava bomb' from Hawaii volcano injures 23 on boat
One woman was in a serious condition.
# Kilauea
Hawaii faces hottest and fastest lava yet with flows covering six football fields in an hour
“It can’t get hotter than where we are,” said a scientist from the US Geological Survey.
# Lisburn
Police looking for man with tights on his head wearing Hawaiian shirt who approached women
The approaches both happened in the Stoneyford area of Lisburn.
# laze fumes
Photos: Public warned as molten lava from Hawaii volcano reaches the ocean
One giant lava flow grew to six meters in height and blocked a portion of a motorway.
# Kilauea volcano
Helicopters deployed to rescue Hawaii residents from fast moving lava
Lava flowing from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano isolated a cluster of homes last night.
# Kilauea volcano
Explosions from Hawaii volcano force the evacuation of 2,000 residents
The volcano discharged the ash yesterday because of rocks falling into the summit.
# Kilauea
Hawaii's Big Island is bracing for a potential volcanic explosion
A total of 17 fissures in the earth have been identified.
# Kilauea
PHOTOS: Hawaii volcano forces evacuations as lava destroys homes
Over 1500 residents have been ordered to evacuate the surrounding areas as some lose their homes.
# Wall of fire
Gas warning and a 'wall of fire' in Hawaii after earthquake causes volcanic eruptions
The Kilauea volcano, one of five active on the island, has erupted.
# Kilauea
Emergency declared in Hawaii after volcanic eruption
Fire authorities were detecting “extremely high levels of dangerous sulfur dioxide gas” in the area affected.
# push the button
'Ballistic missile threat' - Hawaii employee who sent false warning thought attack was real
It took 38 minutes for officials to send an alert retracting the warning.
# Talent Transfer
'What happens to the guy who's 6'5", 18 stone and runs a 4.8 second 40-yard dash?'
Eddie O’Sullivan and Wesley Liddy believe there is major untapped rugby potential in the States.
# false alarm
'Nobody knew what to do': A false incoming missile alert caused a lot of panic in Hawaii
Residents and tourists alike remained rattled after the mistaken alert was blasted out to cellphones across the islands.
# convert
A Hawaiian former American footballer is part of Leinster's sub-academy
Old Belvedere tighthead prop Roman Salanoa played for the USA U20 team in 2016.
# take cover
Japanese news agency mistakenly alerts people of imminent North Korea attack
It comes just days after another false alarm terrified residents in Hawaii.