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The north margin breakout from the Kilauea June 27th Lava Flow advancing about 1/2 mile mauka of Highway 130 in Pahoa. Photo Saturday, January 17, 2015. Courtesy of County of Hawaii.

Volcano update in Kona (Jan. 28)

MEDIA RELEASE On Wednesday, Jan. 28, USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) geologist Frank Trusdell reports on the current status of Mauna Loa and Hualalai, and presents updates on Kilauea Volcano’s ongoing eruptions, including an in-depth account of the active lava flow near Pahoa. This Volcano Awareness Month talk begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Makaeo […]

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Lava flows, landscapes lecture at NELHA (Jan. 22)

MEDIA RELEASE The lava flows and volcanic landscapes along Mamalahoa and Queen Kaahumanu Highways, from Ka‘u to North Kona, will be the focus of a public talk offered by U.S. Geological Survey Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientists on Wednesday, Jan. 22. HVO Scientist-in-Charge Jim Kauahikaua and geologist Janet Babb will recount the volcanic history, stories, and […]

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Hawaiian Cultural & After Dark in the Park programs

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Volcanoes National Park continues its tradition of sharing After Dark in the Park and Hawaiian cultural programs with the community and visitors throughout January – which is also Volcano Awareness Month, established by the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory. These programs are free, but park entrance fees may apply. Mark your calendars for […]

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Over the past few days, lava has filled the floor of the Puka Nui pit (lower left) and the MLK pit (lower right) on the west end of Pu‘u ‘O‘o.

30th anniversary of Kilauea’s Pu‘u ‘O‘o eruption (Jan. 3)

January is Volcano Awareness Month on Hawaii Island, and the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory kicks off the month with a presentation about Kilauea Volcano’s ongoing east rift (Pu‘u ‘O‘o) eruption Thursday, Jan. 3.

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Volcano Watch: Resolve to increase awareness in the New Year

Volcano Watch: Resolve to increase awareness in the New Year

(Volcano Watch is a weekly article written by scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.) Stop smoking. Exercise more. Lose weight. These pledges to improve physical well-being rank high on lists of popular New Year’s resolutions. But there’s another important resolution — one that’s vital to mental well-being — to also consider: learn […]

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Kauahikaua talks on Hualalai (Jan. 14)

Kauahikaua talks on Hualalai (Jan. 14)

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As part of Volcano Awareness Month, USGS scientists led a hike to the Waikupahana ocean entry flow

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As part of Volcano Awareness Month, USGS scientists led a hike to the Waikupahana ocean entry flow

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Throughout the month, the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO), in cooperation with Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park, Hawai'i County Civil Defense, and the University of Hawai'i at Hilo, will sponsor various events to promote the importance of understanding and respecting the volcanoes on which we live.

Volcano Awareness Month kicks off

Throughout the month, the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO), in cooperation with Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park, Hawai’i County Civil Defense, and the University of Hawai’i at Hilo, will sponsor various events to promote the importance of understanding and respecting the volcanoes on which we live.

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Volcano Watch: Has it been 27 years already?

Volcano Watch: Has it been 27 years already?

(Volcano Watch is a weekly article written by scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.) Kilauea has been erupting nearly continuously for 27 years as of Sunday, Jan. 3, 2010. The eruption has gone through many changes in those years, most notably in 2008 with the addition of a second vent and degassing […]

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