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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for June 24, 2016

The eastern breakout lava flow is 3.2 miles long, and the flow front was about 330 feet from the northern boundary of the abandoned Royal Gardens subdivision. Over the past week the flow front has advanced at a rate of roughly 330 feet per day.

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Volcano Watch: Re-thinking Kīlauea Volcano’s early known eruptive history

Ongoing studies have tackled the question of what may be missing from the late 18th to early to mid-19th-century historical record of Kilauea Volcano.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for June 16, 2016

During the past week, the summit lava lake level varied between about 100–120 feet below the vent rim within Halema‘uma‘u Crater. On the East Rift Zone, the June 27th lava flow is inactive.

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Volcano Watch: Kīlauea Volcano’s new lava flows: the latest chapter in the dynamic history of Puʻu ʻŌʻō

As of June 16, the 61g flow is moving steadily southeast along, and just outside of, the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park boundary.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for June 9, 2016

Kīlauea continues to erupt at its summit and East Rift Zone. During the past week, the summit lava lake level varied between about 88–118 feet below the vent rim within Halema‘uma‘u Crater.

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Volcano Watch: Where (and how) you gonna go when the volcano flows?

Island of Hawaiʻi residents, especially those living in South Kona and Ka‘ū Districts, which are at particular risk from Mauna Loa’s Southwest Rift Zone, might wonder where they’re gonna go when the volcano erupts.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for June 2, 2016

On the East Rift Zone, the lava flows on the east and north flanks of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō remain active near the cone.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for May 26, 2016

On the East Rift Zone, new lava flows broke out in two places on the flanks of the Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō cone on May 24, but these flows had advanced only about 1 km (0.6 mi) as of this morning (May 26).

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for May 19, 2016

On the East Rift Zone, scattered lava flow activity remained within about 5.8 km (3.6 mi) northeast of Puʻu ʻŌʻō and was not threatening nearby communities.

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This daguerreotype image, captured in 1855 by Hugo Stangenwald, is the earliest known photograph of Kīlauea Volcano. Although scratched and faded, the 161-year-old photo shows a line of steaming vents across the floor of Kīlauea’s summit caldera as viewed from a location near today’s Volcano House Hotel. The caldera rim is visible in the lower third of the image. Photo courtesy of Hawaiian Mission Houses Historic Site and Archives (http://www.missionhouses.org/).

Volcano Watch: When were the first photographs of Kīlauea Volcano taken?

In 1853, Hugo Stangenwald arrived in the Hawaiian Islands and set up a photography studio on O‘ahu. His small daguerreotype images are the oldest photographs of Hawaii that have survived.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for May 12, 2016

The small lava pond in the western portion of Puʻu ʻŌʻō Crater was at a higher level Monday (May 9) compared to previous visits, and closer to the pit rim.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for May 5, 2016

During the past week, the summit lava lake level varied between about 98–157 feet below the vent rim within Halema‘uma‘u Crater.

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