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On September 11, the non-profit Friends of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park (FHVNP) presents its next “Sunday Walk in the Park” from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Led Nick Shema, this month’s 8-hour, 14-mile round trip hike will explore the Napau Trail.

FHVNP hosting 14 mile hike to Napau Crafter Sunday (Sept 11)

On September 11, the non-profit Friends of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park (FHVNP) presents its next “Sunday Walk in the Park” from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Led Nick Shema, this month’s 8-hour, 14-mile round trip hike will explore the Napau Trail.

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March 2011 Kamoamoa fissure eruption was one of Pele’s surprises; similar to January 1997 Napau Crater episode

Volcano Watch: Petrologist explains Kilauea’s eruptive condition

March 2011 Kamoamoa fissure eruption was one of Pele’s surprises; similar to January 1997 Napau Crater episode

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In early March, a new phase of Kilauea’s east rift zone eruption occurred as lava erupted in the Kamoamoa area, between Napau Crater and Pu`u `O`o.  The eruption lasted for five days, ending at about 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 10.  After a pause of about 17 days, the east rift eruption resumed on March 26 when lava began to refill Pu`u `O`o.

Volcano Watch: Scientific collaborations aid study of Kamoamoa fissure eruption

In early March, a new phase of Kilauea’s east rift zone eruption occurred as lava erupted in the Kamoamoa area, between Napau Crater and Pu`u `O`o. The eruption lasted for five days, ending at about 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 10. After a pause of about 17 days, the east rift eruption resumed on March […]

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The eruption on Kīlauea volcano's east rift zone continued throughout the day on the eastern and western ends of the 2.3 km long fissure located between Pu'u 'Ō'ō and Nāpau Crater, but late this afternoon, the eastern part of the fissure shut down.

The effusion rate remains high, with lava spatter reaching as high as 75 m. Lava erupted from the fissure is typically forming short, thick flows, but a channelized flow from the western end of the fissure reached about 800 m in length by late afternoon.

Kilauea eruption being named Kamoamoa Fissure Eruption

The eruption on Kīlauea volcano’s east rift zone continued throughout the day on the eastern and western ends of the 2.3 km long fissure located between Pu’u ‘Ō’ō and Nāpau Crater, but late this afternoon, the eastern part of the fissure shut down. The effusion rate remains high, with lava spatter reaching as high as […]

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Kilauea eruption update for Monday, March 7

Kilauea eruption update for Monday, March 7

HVO/USGS Volcanic Activity Notice Volcano: Kilauea (CAVW #1302-01-) Current Volcano Alert Level: WARNING Current Aviation Color Code: ORANGE Previous Aviation Color Code: RED Issued: Monday, March 7, 2011, 6:13 PM HST (20110308/0413Z) Source: Hawaiian Volcano Observatory Location: N 19 deg 25 min W 155 deg 17 min Elevation: 4091 ft (1247 m) Area: HI Hawaii […]

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Lava pours into a  seemingly bottomless crack from the eruption between Pu‘u ‘O‘o and Napau Crater Sunday (March 6).

Latest video and photos of Kilauea fissure eruption Sunday (March 6)

Lava pours into a seemingly bottomless crack from the eruption between Pu‘u ‘O‘o and Napau Crater Sunday (March 6).

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In response to the current volcanic conditions, Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park has closed the Chain of Craters Road and all east rift zone and coastal trails, along with the Kulanaokuaiki campground, until further notice.

Update: Kilauea volcano continues to erupt, two more lava fissures open

In response to the current volcanic conditions, Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park has closed the Chain of Craters Road and all east rift zone and coastal trails, along with the Kulanaokuaiki campground, until further notice.

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New fissure opens up between Pu‘u ‘O‘o and Napau Crater

A new fissure erupted between Pu‘u ‘O‘o and Napau Crater Saturday (March 5) causing a swarm of earthquakes in the area. Lava spatter is reaching 15-20 meters into the air, above the trees.

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