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A visitor at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park gets a photo of the expansive crater at Kilauea Caldera. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Thousands enjoy the reopening of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

“It was a picture-perfect day and our hearts are filled with joy to see our visitors and community return to their park,” said Park Superintendent Cindy Orlando.

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South side of Halemaʻumaʻu at the summit of Kīlauea Volcano, showing a short section of Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park’s Crater Rim Drive (arrow) preserved on a block of the former caldera floor that has dropped down about 80 m (260 ft). Thinly bedded Kīlauea explosion deposits (E) from 16th-18th centuries are overlain by 19th and 20th century lava flows in the wall of Halemaʻumaʻu. USGS photo by D. Swanson.

Volcano Watch: Will this summer’s limited collapse of Kīlauea caldera eventually widen?

Putting together the evidence for such events is complicated, time-consuming, field-oriented research, but it paid dividends at Kīlauea by recognizing the large-scale cyclic behavior of the volcano during the past 2,500 years.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for September 20, 2018

The combined sulfur dioxide emission rates at Kīlauea’s summit, Puʻu ʻŌʻō, and lower East Rift Zone remain at less than 1,000 tonnes per day—lower than at any time since late 2007.

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Pohoiki Boat Ramp and the new black sand beaches. DLNR Photo

DLNR visits Pohoiki Boat Ramp to determine if it can be reopened

The formerly popular Pohoiki Boat Ramp area, along the lower Puna coast, shows no damage to the ramp itself. However, an estimated 14,000 cubic yards of black sand, deposited during the recent East Rift Zone eruption.

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Bus 'A Move Special Olympics West Hawaii 2018 event. 10 person teams compete on pulling a 46k pound Roberts Hawaii Motor Coach Bus the fastest at the Kona Commons Saturday, September 15, 2018. Photo courtesy of David O. Baldwin

Bus ‘A Move Special Olympics West Hawaii 2018 fundraiser

Ten person teams compete on pulling a 46,000 pound Roberts Hawaii motor coach bus the fastest at the Kona Commons shopping center.

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ʻAlalā Project teaches birds with sight and sound cues to avoid predators

Predator recognition and aversion are tactics that have been used by other reintroduction efforts where captive animals need to learn about predatory threats.

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Volcano Watch: Seismic array deployed to better understand magma transport during Kīlauea’s eruption

In June, the University of Utah, in conjunction with the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory installed a dense array of seismometers on the summit and lower East Rift Zone of Kīlauea.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for September 13, 2018

Since the beginning of September, small lava flows have been observed within the fissure 8 cone, but none have extended outside the walls of the cone.

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Tropical Storm Warning for Hawaii Island is discontinued

All schools and roadways are open on Hawaii Island.

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The He Hali‘a Aloha No Lili‘uokalani Festival, Queen's Birthday at Lili‘uokalani Gardens in Hilo Saturday, September 8, 2018. Hosted by the Friends of Lili‘uokalani Gardens. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Wish you were there? Celebrating Queen Lili‘uokalani’s Birthday

Under bright sunshine and blue skies the He Hali‘a Aloha No Lili‘uokalani Festival, Queen’s Birthday festival was held at Lili‘uokalani Gardens in Hilo.

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Vent sites in Leilani Estates subdivision on Saturday, May 5, 2018. The area has been evacuated due to fumes, fire and lava hazards. Photos by Steven Royston | Special to Hawaii 24/7

Residents of Leilani Estates to be allowed access beginning Saturday (Sept 8)

Mayor Harry Kim is lifting the mandatory evacuation order for Leilani Estates, effective Saturday, September 8 at 9 a.m. The area east of Pomaika’i Street had been closed since May 31, 2018.

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Volcano Watch: Scientists share lessons from Kīlauea at “Cities on Volcanoes” conference

The international volcanology community came together in one of the world’s greatest cities threatened by volcanic activity—Naples, Italy—to share lessons learned and to work together.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for September 6, 2018

At Kīlauea’s lower East Rift Zone, lava intermittently erupted within the fissure 8 cone, but no lava flowed beyond the spillway. Residents in the lower Puna and Kīlauea summit areas should stay informed and heed Hawaii County Civil Defense alerts.

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Category 2 Hurricane Norman forces closing of beach parks due to high surf

Large and potentially dangerous surf from Hurricane Norman is expected along north and east facing shores of Hawaii Island through at least tonight.

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