Kilauea

In this Monday, April 22, 2019 photo, Tisha Montoya and her dog Bebe cut through the lava field that covered much of her property and destroyed her home near Pahoa, Hawaii.
Marco Garcia/AP Photo
May 03, 2019 - 11:17 am
By Caleb Jones, Associated Press LEILANI ESTATES, Hawaii (AP) — A year after a volcano on Hawaii's Big Island rained lava and gases in one of its largest and most destructive eruptions in recorded history, people who lost their homes and farms in the disaster are still struggling to return to their...
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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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In this May 20, 2018 file photo, people watch a plume of steam as lava enters the ocean near Pahoa, Hawaii. Officials say an explosion sent lava flying through the roof of a tour boat off the Big Island, Monday, July 16, 2018, injuring at least 13 people.
AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File
July 16, 2018 - 4:54 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — An explosion sent lava flying through the roof of a tour boat off Hawaii's Big Island, injuring at least 13 people Monday, officials said. A 20-year-old woman suffered major leg trauma, and other passengers had burns and scrapes, the state Department of Land and Natural Resources...
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Lava from the Hawaii volcano has created a tiny new island off its coast
USGS
July 16, 2018 - 10:17 am
By Elizabeth Elkin and Saeed Ahmed, CNN (CNN) -- Lava that's still flowing from the Kilauea volcano has now created a tiny new island off the coast of Hawaii. The island of lava appeared Thursday, just offshore from the northern edge of the Big Island, the United States Geological Survey said. A...
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Kilauea's lower East Rift Zone, showing continued fountaining of a fissure and the lava flow channel fed by it
U.S. Geological Survey via AP
June 08, 2018 - 2:02 pm
By Caleb Jones, Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) — Lava from the Kilauea volcano that flowed into Kapoho Bay has created nearly a mile of new land and officials with the U.S. Geological Survey said Thursday the flow is still very active and there's no way to know when the eruption will end or if more...
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Most of the Kapoho area including the tide pools is now covered in fresh lava with few properties still intact as the Kilauea Volcano lower east rift zone eruption continues on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Pahoa, Hawaii.
AP Photo/LE Baskow
June 07, 2018 - 11:16 pm
By Caleb Jones, Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) — Lava from the Kilauea volcano that flowed into Kapoho Bay has created nearly a mile of new land and officials with the U.S. Geological Survey said Thursday the flow is still very active and there's no way to know when the eruption will end or if more...
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A morning overflight confirmed that lava completely filled Kapoho Bay, inundated most of Vacationland and covered all but the northern part of Kapoho Beach Lots, scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory said.
U.S. Geological Survey via AP
June 05, 2018 - 7:07 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano destroyed hundreds more homes overnight, overtaking two oceanfront communities that were advised to evacuate last week, officials said Tuesday. No injuries were reported as most residents heeded advice to leave. The homes lost are in addition to at...
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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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photo from video provided by the U.S. Geological Survey shows lava from a fissure
U.S. Geological Survey via AP
May 31, 2018 - 1:23 pm
By Caleb Jones, Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) — The hottest and fastest-moving lava of Kilauea volcano's latest eruption spread across new parts of the Big Island Wednesday, forcing officials to order evacuations in two coastal neighborhoods over fears that the rapidly advancing flows could cut...
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Lava shoots in the air out of a fissure in the ground in the Leilani Estates subdivision.
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May 28, 2018 - 7:36 am
By Susannah Cullinane and Sheena Jones (CNN) -- A fast-moving lava flow from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano forced more residents out of their homes and in search of shelter from other threatening forms of volcanic activity. Hawaii County Civil Defense on Sunday issued an emergency alert calling for...
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