Hawaii has ban most sunscreens in an effort to help protest the region’s dying coral reefs. The ban, which is the first in the world, will halt the sale of creams containing oxybenzone or octinoxate except to those with a prescription. Only those with a medically prescribed sunscreen containing the chemicals will be allowed to obtain […]
Fissure 21 in the Puna District of Hawaii is currently a cauldron of lava, bubbling up to the surface creating a sea of lava that has swamped woodland. The footage, captured by photographer Joseph Anthony shows trees catching lava that has been projected into the air. Three weeks after its first eruption, the volcano is […]
After destroying dozens of houses, lava from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano has now reached the ocean. The lava pouring into the ocean presents a new health threat to Hawaii residents. When the super hot lava hits the cooler sea water, it produces what is called “laze,” hydrochloric acid steam that pours into the air along with […]
Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano erupted early on Thursday morning, blasting a plume of ash and debris 30,000 feet into the air. “5 AM eye-opener at the the Kīlauea Volcano summit,” the U.S. Geological Service tweeted. “HVO and Park Staffs previously evacuated.” A red aviation code had already been issued – warning pilots to avoid the potentially […]
Lava continues to flow on Hawaii’s Big Island following the eruption of the Kilauea volcano, after forcing more than 1,500 people to flee from their mountainside homes.
Many sunscreen makers could soon be forced to change their formulas or be banned from selling the lotions in Hawaii. The Hawaiian state legislature recently passed a bill that would prohibit the sale of sunscreens that contain the chemicals oxybenzone and octinoxate by 2021, which research proved are toxic to coral reefs. Consumers would only be allowed to […]