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The Latest: Hawaii volcano erupts from summit, shooting ash
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PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — The Latest on the volcano erupting in Hawaii (all times local): 6:17 a.m.Residents who live in a nearby town are reporting light amounts of ash after an eruption of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano. The volcano on the Big Island exploded at about 6 a.m. Mike Poland, a geophysicist with the U.S. Geological Survey, says the explosion likely only lasted a few minutes. Poland says accumulations are minimal, and it will likely be trace amounts near the volcano and on a nearby town, named Volcano.About two hours later, Poland said the webcam view showed a dusty plume rising from the summit.