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# honolulu - Friday 12 July, 2019

'The plane just dropped': Dozens injured in turbulence on Air Canada flight
# Air Canada
# Air Canada

'The plane just dropped': Dozens injured in turbulence on Air Canada flight

Jul 12th 2019, 7:50 AM 37,669 Views 34 Comments

The flight from Vancouver to Sydney encountered “un-forecasted and sudden turbulence”.

# honolulu - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

United Airlines plane forced to make emergency landing after engine cover rips apart mid-flight
# Scary Sight
# Scary Sight

United Airlines plane forced to make emergency landing after engine cover rips apart mid-flight

Feb 14th 2018, 7:26 AM 28,718 Views 17 Comments

The flight was a half an hour from landing at Honolulu when passengers heard a loud bang.

# honolulu - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

After 60 years of friendship, these Hawaiian men have discovered they're brothers
# Honolulu
# Honolulu

After 60 years of friendship, these Hawaiian men have discovered they're brothers

Dec 27th 2017, 5:15 PM 39,253 Views 11 Comments

The two childhood friends both researched their parentage separately.

# honolulu - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

Man dies from college dorm fall after trying to talk man down from 14 storey ledge
# Hawaii
# Hawaii

Man dies from college dorm fall after trying to talk man down from 14 storey ledge

Aug 18th 2015, 4:47 PM 21,607 Views 6 Comments

A second man, who was apparently distraught on the ledge, also fell and is in a critical condition.

# honolulu - Thursday 12 September, 2013

Shark warning in Hawaii after 1,400 tonne treacle spill
# Sharks
# Sharks

Shark warning in Hawaii after 1,400 tonne treacle spill

Sep 12th 2013, 8:16 PM 17,753 Views 26 Comments

The spillage has killed thousand of fish and officials are warning that predators like sharks and barracuda could be attracted to the area.

# honolulu - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

Woman finds abandoned baby... and is arrested when it turns out it’s her child
# Hawaii
# Hawaii

Woman finds abandoned baby... and is arrested when it turns out it’s her child

May 1st 2013, 8:20 AM 27,073 Views 22 Comments

The 21-year-old woman was arrested after claiming to have found the newborn on a beach in east Honolulu.

# honolulu - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Search for Amelia Earhart's plane begins in Hawaii
# Mystery
From The Daily Edge
# Mystery

Search for Amelia Earhart's plane begins in Hawaii

Jul 3rd 2012, 9:11 AM 5,365 Views 9 Comments

The search begins this morning in Honolulu for the famous aviator, who went missing in her plane over the South Pacific 75 years ago.

# honolulu - Friday 11 March, 2011

Massive Japanese quake causes day to shorten slightly
# Japan Earthquake
# Japan Earthquake

Massive Japanese quake causes day to shorten slightly

Mar 11th 2011, 9:24 PM 3,635 Views 0 Comments

The earth’s rotation sped up by over a microsecond because of the 8.9 magnitude earthquake.

Taoiseach offers condolences and pledges assistance to victims of Japanese earthquake
# Japan Earthquake
# Japan Earthquake

Taoiseach offers condolences and pledges assistance to victims of Japanese earthquake

Mar 11th 2011, 9:10 PM 1,560 Views 2 Comments

The minister for trade and development has said that Ireland is standing by to provide assistance.

Stock and oil prices react to Japan's earthquake and tsunami disasters
# Japan Earthquake
# Japan Earthquake

Stock and oil prices react to Japan's earthquake and tsunami disasters

Mar 11th 2011, 7:34 PM 1,162 Views 0 Comments

Stocks rose but oil prices fell in response to the terrible events in the Pacific.

What’s happened in the Pacific? A timeline of the day's terrible events
# Japan Tsunami
# Japan Tsunami

What’s happened in the Pacific? A timeline of the day's terrible events

Mar 11th 2011, 5:53 PM 27,089 Views 0 Comments

A timeline of how today’s terrifying events have unfolded, beginning with the magnitude 8.9 earthquake which struck at 5.46am Irish time.

Japan latest: Toll stands at 137 but deaths set to exceed 1,000 people
# Japan Earthquake
# Japan Earthquake

Japan latest: Toll stands at 137 but deaths set to exceed 1,000 people

Mar 11th 2011, 4:32 PM 1,890 Views 0 Comments

With still many unaccounted for one news agency says the death toll is expected to rise above 1,000 people.

Astronomers dismiss suggestion that sun and moon caused Japan earthquake
# Bad Science
# Bad Science

Astronomers dismiss suggestion that sun and moon caused Japan earthquake

Mar 11th 2011, 3:59 PM 3,335 Views 11 Comments

Reports that scientists had established a link between the activities of the sun and moon with the today’s Pacific tsunami have been dismissed by Irish astronomers.

Eyewitness videos record shocking extent of Japan’s earthquake and tsunami
# Japan Earthquake
# Japan Earthquake

Eyewitness videos record shocking extent of Japan’s earthquake and tsunami

Mar 11th 2011, 3:07 PM 7,237 Views 0 Comments

In video: how tourists and the residents of Japan experienced today’s earthquake.

UN and countries pledge aid and rescue offers to Japan but no decision from Ireland
# Japan Tsunami
# Japan Tsunami

UN and countries pledge aid and rescue offers to Japan but no decision from Ireland

Mar 11th 2011, 2:39 PM 1,306 Views 0 Comments

Officials at the Department of the Taoiseach and Department of Foreign Affairs have so far made no official comment on the matter.

Tsunami hits Indonesia without causing damage
# Pacific
# Pacific

Tsunami hits Indonesia without causing damage

Mar 11th 2011, 2:26 PM 2,620 Views 0 Comments

Indonesia and Guam have both lifted their tsunami warnings, after waves of just 10 centimetres hit the eastern Indonesian coast.

In Pictures: Graphs and charts that show the tsunami's projected path
# Tsunami
# Tsunami

In Pictures: Graphs and charts that show the tsunami's projected path

Mar 11th 2011, 1:42 PM 14,977 Views 2 Comments

Weather centres around the Pacific rim show trajectory of deadly wave.

Volcano erupts in eastern Indonesia
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

Volcano erupts in eastern Indonesia

Mar 11th 2011, 1:39 PM 19,515 Views 0 Comments

A volcano has erupted in Indonesia, just hours after an earthquake in Japan created a Pacific-wide tsunami.

Department of Foreign Affairs sets up crisis centre for Japan tsunami
# Japan
# Japan

Department of Foreign Affairs sets up crisis centre for Japan tsunami

Mar 11th 2011, 1:20 PM 2,695 Views 0 Comments

The department estimates that there are around 2,000 Irish citizens in Japan. Relatives and friends of people in Japan are asked to contact the crisis centre for information.

Pacific tsunami: Eyewitnesses upload photographs
# Pacific Tsunami
# Pacific Tsunami

Pacific tsunami: Eyewitnesses upload photographs

Mar 11th 2011, 12:47 PM 1,676 Views 0 Comments

People in the areas affected by the Pacific tsunami have uploaded photographs on social networking sites.

Tsunami passes over Taiwan, Indonesia braces for impact
# Pacific Tsunami
# Pacific Tsunami

Tsunami passes over Taiwan, Indonesia braces for impact

Mar 11th 2011, 12:01 PM 7,765 Views 0 Comments

The Pacific tsunami has hit Taiwan causing minimal damage – it is due to hit the vulnerable Indonesia islandssoon.

Japan tremors incredibly close to the surface
# Japan
# Japan

Japan tremors incredibly close to the surface

Mar 11th 2011, 11:43 AM 2,116 Views 0 Comments

Map shows how shallow the focus of earthquake is – red and orange spots denote shocks less than 25km from the surface.

Tsunami may 'totally engulf' low lying Pacific islands: Red Cross
# Pacific Tsunami
# Pacific Tsunami

Tsunami may 'totally engulf' low lying Pacific islands: Red Cross

Mar 11th 2011, 10:53 AM 1,903 Views 0 Comments

The low lying Pacific islands may be swept over as a powerful tsunami hits the region – meanwhile Indonesia is bracing itself, as warnings indicate it will be the first area to be hit after Japan.

Earthquake map shows extent of activity in Pacific Rim today
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

Earthquake map shows extent of activity in Pacific Rim today

Mar 11th 2011, 9:20 AM 3,374 Views 0 Comments

Map shows the extent of earthquake activity – the bigger the square, the bigger the quake.

Tsunami centre widens warning to western US coast
# Tsumani Warning
# Tsumani Warning

Tsunami centre widens warning to western US coast

Mar 11th 2011, 9:19 AM 2,111 Views 0 Comments

Hawaii, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico and Central and South America and the rest of the Pacific Ocean have been issued with tsunami alerts.