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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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Deadline to register for disaster assistance for Kilauea recovery is Wednesday (Sept 12)

Hawaii County residents with uninsured or underinsured damage or losses as a result of the Kilauea eruptions and earthquakes have until Sept. 12, 2018, to register with FEMA for disaster assistance and to apply for a low-interest disaster loan from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

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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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Jaggar Museum exhibits to be showcased in proposed visitor center in Pahoa

Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park is proud to announce a partnership with Mainstreet Pahoa Association and ongoing discussions to loan exhibit features from Jaggar Museum to a proposed visitor center site in downtown Pahoa.

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Weak lava activity starting to fill the floor of Fissure 8 Monday (Sept 3)

On the Kilauea volcano’s lower East Rift Zone, the crew on this morning’s overflight confirmed that weakly active lava continues to fill the deep crater in the fissure 8 cone with no lava extending outside

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Kilauea summit before and after images (January 3 & August 31)

Viewing Kilauea summit from space before and after the collapse of Halemaumau’s lava lake.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for August 30, 2018

At Kīlauea’s lower East Rift Zone, no incandescence was visible in the fissure 8 cone and no lava was entering the ocean as of August 30, 2018.

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Volcano Watch: Scientific community lends a hand to measure Kīlauea’s changing shape

The USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) has an extensive network of instruments that helps us monitor how the ground deforms due to magma moving underground.

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A look back at Hurricane Lane from space

According to the National Weather Service in Honolulu, only one other category 5 hurricane in database records passed within 560 kilometers (350 miles) of Hawaii.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for August 23, 2018

Activity on Kīlauea’s lower East Rift Zone and at the summit of the volcano remains greatly diminished as of August 23.

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Volcano Watch: Voggy skies from days gone by – Reviewing Kīlauea Volcano’s gas release

Vog watchers may have noticed significant changes in air quality on the island since early May 2018, when Kīlauea’s extraordinary lower East Rift Zone (LERZ) eruption began. Revisiting how much SO2 has been released from Kīlauea over the past decades helps us understand the island’s current vog situation.

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