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Hawaii Battens the Hatches for Hurricane Lane
Hurricane Lane, a rare storm expected to hit the Hawaiian Islands this week, could cause heavy steam and rockslides on active Mt. Kilauea.
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Hawaii Enlists Urchins to Help Corals Resist Algae Invasion
In Kane'ohe Bay, invasive algae was smothering coral reefs. But scientists have found a clever new way to clean them up.
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See How the Kilauea Eruption Is–Literally–Reshaping Hawaii
A tiny new island appeared for a brief moment in time.
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No, Hawaii's Volcano Won't Trigger a Mega-Tsunami
Here are all the ways the Hawaiian eruption won't cause problems, according to experts.
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Camera Gets Swallowed By Lava, But Keeps Rolling
During a volcano tour in Hawai'i, molten rock submerged a forgotten GoPro—but the camera continued to record.
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See the Best and Worst Places for Breathable Air in the U.S.
New rankings of air quality in cities show the cleanest air isn't always rural.
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10 of the Most Striking Spots in Hawaii
Discover our favourite activities in the Aloha State.
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Travel to Active Volcanoes to Witness the Force of Nature
These geological hot spots are guaranteed to be a blast.
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Watch This Huge 'Waterfall' of Lava Pour Into the Ocean
The lava flow is a result of Hawaiian land collapsing on December 31.
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Five Big Environmental Wins in 2016
Sure, it's been a tumultuous year for the planet. But here are some environmental achievements to celebrate: renewable energy, protected oceans, and deconstructed dams.
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Seven millions years ago Hawaii rose from the sea. How these islands transformed themselves from a volcanic wasteland into an animal paradise is a story that defies the odds.

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