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Sunday 2 April 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# Hawaii

All time
# the wrong button
Worker responsible for Hawaii's mistaken missile panic 'reassigned to other duties'
A mass panic was caused on Saturday after a statewide alert was issued telling citizens to seek immediate cover.
# ballistic missiles
'An epic failure': Fallout continues after pushing of 'wrong button' causes mass panic in Hawaii
People received notices to their phones that a ballistic missile attack was imminent just after 8am local time.
# false alarm
Message warning people about 'ballistic missile threat' in Hawaii was sent in error
People were told to “seek immediate shelter”.
# Honolulu
After 60 years of friendship, these Hawaiian men have discovered they're brothers
The two childhood friends both researched their parentage separately.
# Hawaii
'Your kids will be in foster care': Family thrown off Delta flight after row over toddler seat
“This is a federal offence and then you and your wife will be in jail,” a crewmember can be heard saying.
# stop right now
Trump travel ban was halted because it would cause "irreparable injury" if it went ahead
A federal court in Hawaii halted the revised executive order yesterday.
# native community
Mark Zuckerberg drops controversial lawsuits seeking to buy Hawaiian land
The Facebook CEO and his wife Priscilla Chan said they were ending the cases “to find a better path forward”.
# red hot form
23-year-old American becomes youngest golfer to shoot 59 in PGA Tour history
Justin Thomas continued fired an 11-under par round at the Sony Open.
6.5 magnitude earthquake strikes off the coast of northern California
Seismologists said that no major tsunami threat was expected.
# that's unusual
Pictures: It's been snowing heavily in Hawaii this weekend
While some snow on higher ground is not unusual on the islands, deep snow at lower altitudes is.
# hawaiian monk seals
Call to euthanise feral cats as faeces leads to deaths of endangered seal species
Federal researchers believe faeces from the legions of feral cats roaming Hawaii is spreading a disease that is killing Hawaiian monk seals.
# birther movement
Trump finally admits President Obama was born in the US
Trump has said repeatedly during the campaign that he no longer talks about the “birther” issue, but has nevertheless refused to retract his previous comments.
# fin
Hawaii's banning people from swimming with dolphins. Tour operators aren't happy
Federal regulators are concerned that human contact is stressing out the dolphins.
# lonely in hawaii
Scientists simulating Mars mission can't wait for isolation to be over
The volunteers have been living on freeze-dried food and trying to avoid personal conflicts.
# reader routes
My Best Road Trip: The challenging highways of Maui, Hawaii
This week’s best road trip sees David M Byrne tackle Maui’s volcanoes and death-defying, record-breaking drives.
# Like A Bomb Hit It
A Hawaiian island was bombed so badly by the US it's taken over 40 years to clean
And it’s a long way from finished.
# Air Tragedy
Irishman dies in Hawaii skydiving crash
The man is believed to be aircraft’s pilot.
# Kauai
Five dead after skydiving plane crashes in Hawaii
Four of them were pronounced dead at the crash site.
# Donald Trump
Trump: 'I've had $38 million worth of horrible lies said about me in one week'
The Republican presidential hopeful had some more victories yesterday.
# Video Footage
Teenager critically injured as helicopter crashes at Hawaii tourist spot
A tourist who captured footage of the crash said the helicopter was “essentially coming straight at us”.
# Hawaii
12 missing after two US Marine helicopters crash in mid-air
The wreckage was strewn over a two-mile area.
# on the fringes
In photos: Living homeless in a Hawaiian paradise
Hawaii has the highest rate of homelessness in any US state.
# Hawaii
Man dies from college dorm fall after trying to talk man down from 14 storey ledge
A second man, who was apparently distraught on the ledge, also fell and is in a critical condition.
# Hawaii
Woman discovers the homeless man she is photographing is her father
Diana Kim’s father became distant after being diagnosed with serious mental health problems.
# aloha nidge
Love/Hate is heading to Hawaii
Watch out for the Five-O, lads.
# aloha
Love/Hate is heading to Hawaii
Watch out for the Five-O, lads.
# allenby abduction
Aussie golfer Allenby 'glad to survive' apparent kidnap from a Honolulu wine bar
The Melbourne man was returned to safety by some kindly Hawaiian strangers.
# potus
Obama apologises to couple after they're forced to relocate their wedding
The president’s golf game is more important than a marriage. This we have learned.
# pics of the year
The 33 photographs that took our breath away this year
From Leaving Certificate students to George Clooney, here are the most striking photographs from 2014.
# follow the sun
Irish students' summer in Hawaii will make you weep with want
It was the best of times…
# Hawaii
WATCH: People are fleeing their homes because of this deadly lava
The lava is from the Kilauea volcano, and is flowing 17 metres an hour.
# Interview
‘I was unemployed and triathlon was the only thing I had’
We chat to Irish-based Czech athlete Tamara Maxantova about competing in the World Championships next month.
# one two punch
Hawaii braces for back-to-back hurricanes heading towards it
It is the first time in more than 20 years that a hurricane has hit Hawaii.
# Video
'Riding a rollercoaster without a seatbelt': How a teen survived 5 hours inside an aeroplane wheel
It’s a miracle.
# stowaway
Teen survives five hour flight inside the wheel of an aeroplane
The boy had run away after an argument with his family, flying to Hawaii.
# School Shooting
Runaway teen shot by police after cutting officer with a knife
The incident occurred at a Hawaii high school today, when the boy turned up at the school and police were called.
# raw footage
Passenger survives plane crash while capturing it on camera
The footage has just been released.
# jump the shark
Man gets in fist-fight with shark... and wins
“I put some really good hits on it, for sure,” Jeff Horton said.
# sharks
Shark warning in Hawaii after 1,400 tonne treacle spill
The spillage has killed thousand of fish and officials are warning that predators like sharks and barracuda could be attracted to the area.
# shark attack
German girl who lost an arm to a shark in Hawaii dies
Woman survived a week after being attacked near the shore on the Hawaiian island of Maui before succumbing to her injuries yesterday.