Do Recent Changes Herald Opening of New Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō Vent?

A clear pattern of activity has recently developed at Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō, the current vent on Kīlauea Volcano’s East Rift Zone.
April 19, 2018 · 0 Comments

Summit Deflation Leads to Slight Drop in Lava Lake Level

The U.S. Geological Survey reports summit deflation began the morning of Wednesday, April 18, 2018, and the lake level has dropped slightly.
April 18, 2018 · 0 Comments

Kīlauea Volcano Showing Signs of Increased Activity

Kilauea Volcanic Activity Notice, April 17, 2018, 1:10 p.m.: Observations provide evidence that magma is accumulating at shallow depths beneath Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō.
April 17, 2018 · 7 Comments

Hawai‘i Volcano Activity Update: Apr. 12, 2018

There were no active lava flows on the pali, coastal plain, or entering the ocean.
April 15, 2018 · 0 Comments

Hawai‘i Volcano Watch: Explosive Eruptions at the Summit of Mauna Loa

When did Mauna Loa's explosive eruptions occur?
April 14, 2018 · 0 Comments

Satellite Image Shows Locations of Lava Breakouts

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) released this satellite image that was captured on Thursday, April 12, by the Landsat 8 satellite.
April 13, 2018 · 0 Comments

Hawai‘i Volcano Overflight: ‘Superb Lava Activity’

Eruptive activity continued on the east rift zone of Kīlauea Volcano on April 5.
April 13, 2018 · 0 Comments

Hawai‘i Volcano Watch: Disaster Strikes Ka‘ū in 1868 – The Rest of the Story

HVO recounts the great Kaʻū earthquake of 1868 that leveled communities in the southeast region of Hawaiʻi Island.
April 08, 2018 · 0 Comments

Hawai‘i Volcano Activity Update: Apr. 5, 2018

The East Rift Zone lava flow remains active this week.
April 07, 2018 · 0 Comments

50-Year-Old Kīlauea Dome Fountain Photo Resurfaces on Social Media

Mainstream media has picked up on a 50-year-old USGS image tweeted on March 29, 2018—an image of a ocean dome fountain that is nearly 65 feet tall.
April 06, 2018 · 0 Comments