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Offbeat A little volcanic eruption can't ruin a day on the golf course in Hawaii

20:16  16 may  2018
20:16  16 may  2018 Source:   cnn.com

Hawaii volcanic eruption destroys home of single mother of 2

  Hawaii volcanic eruption destroys home of single mother of 2 A single mother of two says she is devastated that her Big Island home was burned to the ground by a lava flow, but a GoFundMe page set up for her may help her rebuild. Amber Makuakane confirmed Sunday that her property in Leilani Estates is one of at least 21 that officials say was destroyed by Kilauea volcano.“Her home was one of the first five homes completely consumed by the lava,” the GoFundMe page for her says. “Amber was born, raised and graduated from Pahoa. Her parents also reside in Leilani Estates and had to evacuate.

The sky is lovely, dark and deep. But these golfers in Hawaii have rounds to go before they sleep.

People play golf as an ash plume rises in the distance from the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii 's Big Island on May 15, 2018, in Hawaii Volcanoes National The eruption of the Kilauea volcano has already destroyed houses, caused evacuations and threatened to wreak havoc on Hawaii 's tourism industry.

The sky is lovely, dark and deep. But these golfers in Hawaii have rounds to go before they sleep.

Lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano leaves path of destruction

  Lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano leaves path of destruction Magma has already devoured more than two dozens home in and around the neighborhood of Leilani Estates .By helicopter, the destruction down below can be seen clearly. There aren't any firefighters down there because there's nothing they can do. The volcano is an unstoppable force. © Provided by CBS Interactive Inc. Lava from volcanic fissures slowly advances and overtakes structures and trees in the Leilani Estates neighborhood in the aftermath of eruptions from the the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island on May 6, 2018, in Pahoa, Hawaii.

People play golf as an ash plume rises in the distance from the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii 's Big Island on May 15, 2018 in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii . The US Geological Survey issued a red alert on Tuesday warning of an imminent major eruption .

A man drives a golf cart at a golf course as an ash plume rises in the distance from the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii 's Big Island. But these golfers in Hawaii have rounds to go before they sleep. Stunning photos taken at Hawaii 's Big Island on Tuesday show golfers coolly hitting the links even as

Stunning photos taken at Hawaii's Big Island on Tuesday show golfers coolly hitting the links even as a monstrous ash plume looms behind them.

The eruption of the Kilauea volcano has already destroyed houses, caused evacuations and threatened to wreak havoc on Hawaii's tourism industry. On Tuesday, a plume of ash from the volcano rose 12,000 feet into the air, dropping ash on large sections of the island.

The US Geological Survey issued a red alert on Tuesday warning of an imminent major eruption.

But clearly, not everyone was so worried.

Hawaii street swallowed by 'lava tide' as more homes burn .
Hawaii street swallowed by 'lava tide' as more homes burnA rising tide of lava turned a Hawaii street into a smoking volcanic wasteland on Friday, destroying at least eight homes as residents stood on the road and watched their houses burn.

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