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An aerial view of Halema‘uma‘u at the summit of Kīlauea Volcano captured from an Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) overflight video on May 31, 2018. Limited UAS flights into this hazardous area are conducted with permission and coordination with Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park to collect visual information on this changing eruption site. Scientists will examine the video footage in detail to understand the evolution of the expanding collapse area and assess hazards at Kīlauea’s summit. Credit: U.S. Department of the Interior, Office of Aviation Services, and the U.S. Geological Survey.

Community meetings on volcanic ash and vog in West Hawaii (June 20 & 21)

Two community meetings on volcanic ash and vog will be held this week in West Hawaii. Wednesday, June 20 at 5:30 p.m. at Konawaena Elementary School cafeteria (81-901 Onouli Rd. in Kealakekua) Thursday, June 21 at 6 p.m. at Waikoloa Elementary & Middle School cafeteria (68-1730 Hooko St. in Waikoloa Village) Residents will have their […]

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Volcano Watch: Evaluating aviation procedures for ash

Volcano Watch: Evaluating aviation procedures for ash

(Volcano Watch is a weekly article written by scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.) The eruption of Iceland’s Eyjafjallajokull volcano in April created what has been called the worst disruption of European and global air transport since World War II. For six days, as volcanic ash from the erupting volcano was blown […]

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