Hurricane Lane Approaching Hawaiian Islands as Category 4 Hurricane

By Jolyn Rosa HONOLULU, Aug 23 (Reuters) - Hurricane Lane churned toward Hawaii on Thursday, dumping torrential rain on the Big Island and threatening storm surges and dangerous waves, as schools, government offices and businesses closed and residents stocked up on supplies. Packing sustained winds of up to 130 miles per hour (215 km per hour), Lane could dump 10 to 20 … [Read more...]

Major Hurricane Lane Barrels Toward Hawaii

By Jolyn Rosa HONOLULU, Aug 22 (Reuters) - Hawaii residents already reeling from months of explosive eruptions from Kilauea volcano braced on Wednesday for Hurricane Lane, which was bearing down on the U.S. island chain with high winds and lashing rains and the potential to trigger flooding and landslides. Though the hurricane weakened slightly as it spun across the … [Read more...]