Kilauea , Hawai : Cascading rivers of molten rock are attracting hundreds of awed spectators to Kalapana.

Kilauea , Hawai : Cascading rivers of molten rock are attracting hundreds of awed spectators to Kalapana.

HILO — Cascading rivers of molten rock are attracting hundreds of awed spectators to Kalapana for a close look at a force that continues to shape Hawaii Island. On Thursday alone, Hawaii County Civil Defense estimated at least 650 people passed through a viewing…

Kilauea , Hawai : The lava flow to the southeast of Pu’u ‘O’o continues to be active.

Kilauea , Hawai : The lava flow to the southeast of Pu’u ‘O’o continues to be active.

Activity Summary: Eruptions continue at Kilauea Volcano’s summit and East Rift Zone. The lava flow to the southeast of Pu’u ‘O’o continues to be active and does not pose a threat to nearby communities. The lava lake at Halema’uma’u Crater continues to circulate and…

Kilauea , Hawai : The active lava flow southeast of Pu’u ‘O’o continued to advance during the past day.

Kilauea , Hawai : The active lava flow southeast of Pu’u ‘O’o continued to advance during the past day.

Activity Summary: Eruptions continue at Kilauea Volcano’s summit and East Rift Zone. The lava flow to the southeast of Pu’u ‘O’o continues to advance and does not pose a threat to nearby communities. The lava lake at Halema’uma’u Crater continues to circulate and spatter,…

Kilauea , Hawai : The lava flow to the southeast of Pu’u’O’o continues to spread and advance,

Kilauea , Hawai : The lava flow to the southeast of Pu’u’O’o continues to spread and advance,

Activity Summary: Eruptions continue at Kilauea Volcano’s summit and East Rift Zone. The lava flow to the southeast of Pu’u’O’o continues to spread and advance, still posing no threat to nearby communities. The lava lake at Halema’uma’u Crater continues to circulate and spatter, and…

Kilauea , Hawai :

Kilauea , Hawai :

Activity Summary: Eruptions continue at Kilauea Volcano’s summit and East Rift Zone. The lava flow to the southeast of Pu’u’O’o continues to spread and advance, still posing no threat to nearby communities. The lava lake at Halema’uma’u Crater continues to circulate and spatter, and…

Kilauea , Hawai : Eruptions continue at Kilauea Volcano’s summit and East Rift Zone.

Kilauea , Hawai : Eruptions continue at Kilauea Volcano’s summit and East Rift Zone.

Activity Summary: Eruptions continue at Kilauea Volcano’s summit and East Rift Zone. No strong changes to the eruptions are noted. The lava flow to the southeast of Pu’u’O’o continues to advance and spread. It currently poses no threat to nearby communities. The lava lake…

Kilauea , Hawai : The summit lava lake remains relatively high,

Kilauea , Hawai :  The summit lava lake remains relatively high,

Activity Summary: Eruptions continue at Kilauea Volcano’s summit and East Rift Zone. The summit lava lake remains relatively high, its level fluctuating slightly with changes in summit tilt and spattering. Lava continues to advance southeast from Pu’u’O’o and currently poses no threat to nearby…

Mauna Loa , Hawai : USGS Volcano Alert Level for Mauna Loa elevated from ‘normal’ to ‘advisory’ status.

Mauna Loa , Hawai : USGS Volcano Alert Level for Mauna Loa elevated from ‘normal’ to ‘advisory’ status.

USGS Volcano Alert Level for Mauna Loa elevated from ‘normal’ to ‘advisory’ status. More than 31 years after Mauna Loa last erupted, sending lava within 4.5 miles of Hilo, the largest active volcano in the world is showing signs of unrest. Scientists at the…

Kilauea , Hawai : Eruptions continue at Kilauea Volcano’s summit and East Rift Zone.

Kilauea , Hawai : Eruptions continue at Kilauea Volcano’s summit and East Rift Zone.

Activity Summary: Eruptions continue at Kilauea Volcano’s summit and East Rift Zone. The summit lava lake remains relatively high, its level fluctuating slightly with changes in summit pressure. At Pu’u ‘O’o, only the lava flow advancing southeast appears to be active. The June 27th…

Mauna Loa , Hawai : A sudden swarm of earthquakes on the rift of Mauna Loa .

Mauna Loa , Hawai : A sudden swarm of earthquakes on the rift of Mauna Loa .

A sudden swarm of earthquakes on the rift of Mauna Loa caught the attention of scientists with the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory last week. The small earthquake swarm occurred beneath Mauna Loa’s west flank from Saturday, May 28 through Tuesday, May 31. The USGS…