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Volcano Watch: Lava from Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō is still active, but not an immediate threat

Lava erupting from Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō since mid-March 2015 has spread slowly and irregularly across three areas. These active lava flows are not presently posing an immediate threat to any community in the Puna District of the Island of Hawai‘i.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for April 16, 2015

There have been no major changes at Kīlauea’s summit vent, which continues to host an active lava lake. Kīlauea’s East Rift Zone lava flow continues to feed three areas of breakouts northeast of Puʻu ʻŌʻō.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for April 9, 2015

Kīlauea’s East Rift Zone lava flow continues to feed three areas of breakouts near Puʻu ʻŌʻō. The front of the breakout farthest downslope had advanced very little over the past week.

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Magnitude 4.5 quake strikes near Kailua-Kona Sunday (April 5)

The U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) recorded a magnitude-4.5 earthquake located near Kailua-Kona on the Island of Hawaiʻi on Sunday, April 5, at 3:23 a.m., HST. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center determined that no damaging tsunami was generated

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for April 2, 2015

Kīlauea’s East Rift Zone lava flow continues to feed three areas of breakouts near Puʻu ʻŌʻō. The breakout farthest downslope had reached to about just over 4 miles northeast of Puʻu ʻŌʻō by Wednesday, April 1, based on satellite imagery.

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Volcano Watch: Comparing Kalapana and June 27th flows provides perspective on lava advance

The Kīlauea flows of Kalapana and Pahoa are significantly different in most aspects that affect how far and how fast lava moves downslope.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for March 26, 2015

The lava lake level at Kīlauea summit continues to fluctuate, with the level rising over the past week. Kīlauea’s East Rift Zone lava flow continues to feed three areas of breakouts near Puʻu ʻŌʻō.

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Volcano Watch: Mauna Loa lava flow blazed a trail for the Saddle Road

A look back at the 1880-1881 Mauna Loa lava flow and the threat that it posed to Hilo.

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Image of Pu'u 'O'o Crater North Flank from the North Rim. March 25, 2015. Image courtesy of USGS/HVO

HVO downgrades Kilauea volcano alert from warning to watch level

The Kilauea June 27th Lava Flow field near Pahoa has been declared inactive, surface flows remain within four miles of Pu‘u ‘O‘o vent. HVO scientists say it would be at least months before lava could get to within a mile of homes or infrastructure.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for March 19, 2015

There have been no major changes at Kīlauea’s summit vent, which continues to host an active lava lake.

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‘A‘ā lava flows erupt from the Northeast Rift Zone of Mauna Loa on March 25, 1984—the first day of the volcano’s most recent eruption. USGS photo.

Volcano Watch: Mauna Loa: Quiet for many years, but not to be forgotten

Over the past few months, Mauna Loa, Hawai‘i Island’s largest volcano, has shown subtle signs of stirring from its 31-year-long slumber (its most recent eruption began on March 25, 1984).

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A Kilauea June 27th Lava Flow community meeting at Pahoa High School on September 9 2014 during a presentation by the USGS/Hawaiian Volcano Observatory. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

Big Island Press Club selects Torch of Light and Lava Tube Awardees for 2014

The Big Island Press Club (BIPC) awards its annual meritorious Torch of Light Award to the team of scientists at USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory and the Lava Tube dishonor award to state Chief Elections Officer Scott Nago.

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