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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for April 10, 2014

A lava lake within Halema‘uma‘u produced nighttime glow that was visible via HVO’s Webcam during the past week.

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Volcano Watch: April 2014: Commemorating –­ and then monitoring – tsunamis

April is again Tsunami Awareness Month in the State of Hawaii. As in previous years, groups across the state are conducting exercises and other activities to increase awareness of, and preparedness for, tsunami hazards.

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Halemaumau Crater Thursday, April 3, 2014. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for April 3, 2014

A lava lake within Halema‘uma‘u produced nighttime glow that was visible via HVO’s Webcam during the past week. As of Thursday, April 3, the lava level for the week had been relatively steady.

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Scanning Electron Microscope images, collected at UH Hilo, showing a fragment of lava collected from the Puʻu ʻŌʻō lava pond in November 2013. The bar scale at the right is 300 microns (0.012 in). The mostly uniform light gray is basalt glass and darker gray crystals are olivine (left) and pyroxene (right). Both crystals contain melt inclusions comprised of light gray glass. The polished, 1-inch-round acrylic disk (upper-right) contains fragments of Puʻu ʻŌʻō lava (top row ) and Pele’s tears and hairs from Halema`uma`u (bottom rows) ready for analysis.

Volcano Watch: UHH is part of the HVO team monitoring Kīlauea eruptions

Under the direction of Dr. Cheryl Gansecki, students and staff at UHH have been trained in HVO’s protocol for the processing and preparation of lava samples.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for March 27, 2014

A lava lake within Halema‘uma‘u produced nighttime glow that was visible via HVO’s Webcam during the past week. The lava level fluctuated between 148 and 167 ft below the rim of the Overlook crater.

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Volcano Watch: Two weeks of terror in Ka‘ū – The devastating events of 1868

The 16 days of earthquakes in 1868 that included a tsunami, landslide, and eruption in the District of Ka‘ū.

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. 1984 eruption of Mauna Loa Volcano. Hawaiian Volcano Observatory geologists at lava fountains. Helicopters provided access to remote areas of the eruption and were essential for safety. Photo by R.B. Moore, 1984. Photo courtesy of USGS

Volcano Watch: Is Mauna Loa due to erupt soon?

March 25 is the 30th anniversary of the most recent eruption of Mauna Loa. Mauna Loa has erupted 33 times since 1843, an average rate of 1 eruption every 5 years.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for March 20, 2014

On Kīlauea’s East Rift Zone, the Kahaualeʻa 2 flow continued to be active northeast of Puʻu ʻŌʻō.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for March 13, 2014

On Kīlauea’s East Rift Zone, the Kahaualeʻa 2 flow continued to be active northeast of Puʻu ʻŌʻō.

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Volcano Watch: Kīlauea’s summit eruption is now six years old

Six years is a blink of an eye in geologic time, but it can fly by for people, too. It doesn’t seem very long ago that the summit eruption began, with a small explosion that threw blocks around the Halema‘uma‘u Crater rim.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for March 6, 2014

On Kīlauea’s East Rift Zone, the Kahaualeʻa 2 flow continued to be active northeast of Puʻu ʻŌʻō with surface flows active behind the stalled flow front.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for February 27, 2014

A lava lake within Halemaʻumaʻu produced nighttime glow that was visible via HVO’s Webcam during the past week.

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