The native ʻōhiʻa is sacred to Hawaiians as a cultural touchstone and ecological underpinning for the state's lush forests and abundant wildlife.
Amanda Eller, 35, called the ordeal an "opportunity to overcome fear of everything" and said a prayer for another missing Hawaii hiker.
Amanda Eller was "stuck and slightly injured" in the forest, according to loved ones dedicated to finding her.
A new bill introduced in Hawaii's State House proposes banning cigarette sales to anyone under 100 years old by 2024.
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Hot lava burst from the ocean and crashed through the roof of a sightseeing boat near Hawaii on Monday, injuring 23 people.
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Hawaii County Mayor Harry Kim said lava has destroyed more than 600 homes since early last month
Dramatic video taken on Tuesday (June 5) night showed the area near Kapoho Bay on Hawaii's Big Island illuminated orange by spewing molten lava from what has been called the 'fissure 8'.
A National Guard night survey to show the progress of lava on June 3 revealed spectacular flows and eruptions near Hilo, Hawaii.
Molten lava erupting from the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island is creeping closer to a key geothermal power plant, as workers rush to shut down the facility to prevent a major release of toxic fumes.
Over the weekend molten rock from two huge cracks formed a single channel and traveled around 300 metres in under an hour threatening a key coastal road