Hawaii Volcano

In this Saturday, Sept. 22,2018, photo released by the National Park Service shows tourists get directions on the first day Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is reopened after volcanic activity forced the park to close for more than four months in Hawaii.
Janice Wei/National Park Service via AP
September 23, 2018 - 10:20 am
HONOLULU (AP) — A national park in Hawaii has reopened after being closed for more than four months because of Kilauea volcano's latest eruption, which caused widespread damage to park infrastructure and dramatically changed its landscape. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park officials said there were no...
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Nearly a dozen people are stranded in an area cut off by lava following "vigorous eruptions" from the Kilauea volcano.
USGS via CNN
June 03, 2018 - 10:57 am
By Scott McLean and Amir Vera (CNN) -- Nearly a dozen people are stranded in an area cut off by lava following "vigorous eruptions" from the Kilauea volcano, Hawaii authorities announced Sunday. Hawaii Civil Defense Service officials said they went through the neighborhood to warn residents this...
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Joe Kekedi watches as lava enters the ocean, generating plumes of steam.
AP Photo/Jae C. Hong
May 21, 2018 - 10:44 am
PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — White plumes of acid and extremely fine shards of glass billowed into the sky over Hawaii as molten rock from Kilauea volcano poured into the ocean, creating yet another hazard from an eruption that began more than two weeks ago: A toxic steam cloud. Authorities on Sunday...
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Lava erupts inside Leilani Estates near Pahoa, Hawaii.
Jamm Aquino/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP
May 20, 2018 - 1:53 pm
PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — A volcano that is oozing, spewing and exploding on Hawaii's Big Island has gotten more hazardous in recent days, with rivers of molten rock flowing into the ocean and flying lava causing the first major injury. Kilauea volcano began erupting more than two weeks ago and has...
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People watch as ash rises from the summit crater of Kilauea volcano.
AP Photo/Caleb Jones
May 18, 2018 - 8:09 am
VOLCANO, Hawaii (AP) — Authorities handed out around 2,000 masks for protection as people living near Hawaii's Kilauea volcano braced for pulverized rock, glass and crystal to rain down after an explosive eruption at the peak's summit. Lindsey Magnani, her fiance Elroy Rodrigues and their two...
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Ash emission is seen erupting from Halemaumau of Kilauea volcano on the Hawaii Island.
Xinhua/Sipa USA
May 17, 2018 - 12:21 pm
PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Hawaii's Kilauea volcano has erupted from its summit, shooting a dusty plume of ash about 30,000 feet into the sky. Mike Poland, a geophysicist with the U.S. Geological Survey, confirmed the explosion on Thursday. It comes after more than a dozen fissures recently opened miles...
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Hawaii Volcano
(AP Photo/Marco Garcia)
May 06, 2018 - 9:05 am
PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — The number of homes destroyed by Hawaii's Kilauea volcano jumped to 31 Sunday as scientists reported lava spewing more than 200 feet (61 meters) into the air. Some of the more than 1,700 people who evacuated prepared for the possibility they may not return for quite some time...
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