A lockdown on the Chinese island of Hainan has been extended to cover several cities. The tourism-dependent province, which had comparatively few cases during the pandemic, is battling its worst outbreak so far.
1 Oct 2021
Scientists said the eruption was contained within the national park and would not pose a threat to residents nearby. Park authorities said they expected a surge of visitors, urging them to adhere to COVID-19 measures.
22 Dec 2020
Lava pours into a lake in a crater of Kilauea as the volcano on Hawaii's Big Island erupts. Kilauea, a popular tourist attraction, is one of the world's most active volcanoes and has been erupting regularly since the 1950s.
6 Jul 2019
A skydiving plane in Hawaii has crashed, killing all 11 employees and customers on board. The twin-engine craft was built in the 1960s.
26 Aug 2018
Early on Saturday (August 25) Tropical Storm Lane remained south of Hawaii and was moving slowly north-northwest through the Pacific Ocean, its outer rain bands producing severe flooding across parts of the islands.
14 Jan 2018
U.S. military’s Pacific Command says ballistic missile warning sent in error to Hawaii.
14 Jan 2018
An emergency message alerting Hawaiians of an incoming ballistic missile was sent out in error.
2 Dec 2017
Hawaii resumes Cold War-era nuclear siren tests amid North Korea threat.
11 Jul 2017
A U.S. Army sergeant who served in Iraq and Afghanistan and is now stationed in Hawaii has been arrested on charges of providing material support to Islamic State extremists, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said on Monday
16 Mar 2017
A U.S. judge in Hawaii Wednesday granted a temporary restraining order on President Trump’s new travel ban hours before it was due to take effect.
9 Mar 2017
The state of Hawaii said it will ask a federal court on Wednesday for an emergency halt to President Donald Trump's new executive order restricting travel from six Muslim-majority countries.