PHOTOS: "Blood Moon" as seen from Hawaii
A.D. 781: The oldest recorded eruption of Mt. Fuji in Japan takes place.
Mt. Fuji erupts, the Apollo 15 astronauts go for a ride, major-league baseball players end their strike, and Michael Phelps swims into Olympic history, all on this day.
Big Island police say Route 190 was closed at the 15-mile marker due to a chemical spill Thursday afternoon.
With difficult weather conditions conspiring against rescue efforts, chances of finding survivors from the Sewol ferry that unexpectedly sank Wednesday are decreasing with each passing hour.