There’s a tiny new island of lava off Hawaii island

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Honolulu Star-Advertiser—A tiny island of lava has formed north of the Kapoho ocean entry on Hawaii island.

Lava from Hawaii volcano creates tiny new island. Lava that’s still flowing from the Kilauea volcano has now created a tiny new island off the coast of Hawaii. The island of lava appeared Thursday, just offshore from the northern edge of the Big Island, the United States Geological Survey said. A Hawaii Volcano Observatory crew noticed it during a Friday morning flight. The island is part of the lava flow that extends underwater away from the coastline, the agency said. It thinks underwater pressure pushed the lava flow to the surface. This is...