The Week in Photos: From a Volcanic Eruption in Hawaii to Earthquake Offerings in China

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A plume of volcanic smoke rises over the area of Leilani Estates on May 6th, 2018, on Hawaii's Big Island.

A plume of volcanic smoke rises over the area of Leilani Estates on May 6th, 2018, on Hawaii's Big Island.

Advocates for national service dressed in bald eagle costumes rally in front of the White House in Washington, D.C., on May 7th, 2018. The protest organized by Service Year Alliance opposes the White House's budget proposal to eliminate national service programs like AmeriCorps and cut funding to the Peace Corps.

Advocates for national service dressed in bald eagle costumes rally in front of the White House in Washington, D.C., on May 7th, 2018. The protest organized by Service Year Alliance opposes the White House's budget proposal to eliminate national service programs like AmeriCorps and cut funding to the Peace Corps.

Legoland employee, Lucy, poses putting a Lego model of U.S. actress Meghan Markle in place next to her husband-to-be Britain's Prince Harry outside a Lego-brick model of Windsor Castle at Legoland in Windsor on May 8th, 2018, during a photo call for its attraction celebrating the upcoming royal wedding. Prince Harry and Markle will marry on May 19th at St. George's Chapel.

Legoland employee, Lucy, poses putting a Lego model of U.S. actress Meghan Markle in place next to her husband-to-be Britain's Prince Harry outside a Lego-brick model of Windsor Castle at Legoland in Windsor on May 8th, 2018, during a photo call for its attraction celebrating the upcoming royal wedding. Prince Harry and Markle will marry on May 19th at St. George's Chapel.

People carry portraits of World War II soldiers during the immortal regiment march, in which Russia marks the 73rd anniversary of the Soviet Union's victory over Nazi Germany, in downtown Saint Petersburg on May 9th, 2018.

People carry portraits of World War II soldiers during the immortal regiment march, in which Russia marks the 73rd anniversary of the Soviet Union's victory over Nazi Germany, in downtown Saint Petersburg on May 9th, 2018.

Alex Hintermair clings to his ox Maxl during a race on Ascension in Bavaria on May 10th, 2018, in Taufkirchen, Germany. Ox racing is a sport in Bavaria, though when a Taufkirchen fraternity sought to hold an ox race to celebrate its 125th anniversary the organizers could not find enough male oxen trained for racing, so they broadened the race parameters to include camels. Eight oxen and four camels took part in the 100-meter-long race in a combination of animals that is reportedly a first in Bavarian history.

Alex Hintermair clings to his ox Maxl during a race on Ascension in Bavaria on May 10th, 2018, in Taufkirchen, Germany. Ox racing is a sport in Bavaria, though when a Taufkirchen fraternity sought to hold an ox race to celebrate its 125th anniversary the organizers could not find enough male oxen trained for racing, so they broadened the race parameters to include camels. Eight oxen and four camels took part in the 100-meter-long race in a combination of animals that is reportedly a first in Bavarian history. 

Relatives of earthquake victims burn offerings at the ruins of earthquake-hit Beichuan county during the 10-year anniversary on May 11th, 2018, in the Sichuan province of China. Beichuan county was relocated a decade after it was destroyed by the 2008 earthquake in which more than 15,000 people died.

Relatives of earthquake victims burn offerings at the ruins of earthquake-hit Beichuan county during the 10-year anniversary on May 11th, 2018, in the Sichuan province of China. Beichuan county was relocated a decade after it was destroyed by the 2008 earthquake in which more than 15,000 people died.

Viewfinder is Pacific Standard's daily photo feature, showcasing one image from the news.

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