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Teen survives 20-foot fall down lava tube

Hawaii 24/7 Staff A teenager survived a 20-foot fall down a lava tube Wednesday evening in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. The 15-year-old boy was lifted out by fire department rescue crews using lifelines. The incident, reported at 6:44 p.m., occurred near the park’s visitor center. Fire officials said the boy was not injured and the […]

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Fire/rescue crews responded to a 4:08 p.m. alarm Saturday (Dec 3) to Kaumana Caves for a 59 year-old woman who fell into the lava tube and sustained serious head and chest injuries from the fall.

Woman sustains serious injuries after fall into Kaumana Caves lava tube

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 4:08 p.m. alarm Saturday (Dec 3) to Kaumana Caves for a 59 year-old woman who fell into the lava tube and sustained serious head and chest injuries from the fall.

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Fire/rescue crews responded to a 12:06 p.m. alarm Wednesday (June 22) near the intersection of Kahukai Street and Moku Street in Leilani Estates for a man who fell in a lava tube.

The 63 year-old man had been surveying his property when he fell approximately 40 feet into the three foot wide lava tube.

Man rescued from fall into lava tube Wednesday (June 22)

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 12:06 p.m. alarm Wednesday (June 22) near the intersection of Kahukai Street and Moku Street in Leilani Estates for a man who fell in a lava tube. The 63 year-old man had been surveying his property when he fell approximately 40 feet into the three foot wide lava tube.

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Volcano Watch: Surface flows reach the ocean

Volcano Watch: Surface flows reach the ocean

(Volcano Watch is a weekly article written by scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.) Dozens of small lava flows have moved down the pali and across the coastal plain of Kilauea’s south flank in the last several weeks as the nearly 2-year-old tube system continues to evolve a network of underground conduits […]

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