How to Read a Seismogram: See the Earth Shake—on Your Screen

The USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory and its partners operate a network of seismic monitoring stations on the Island of Hawai‘i and throughout the state.
June 13, 2019

New Eyes In the Sky Monitor Hawaiian Volcanoes

Unmanned Aircraft Systems (drone) enabled HVO to obtain crucial data that would otherwise have been difficult or impossible to obtain during the 2018 eruption.
June 06, 2019

USGS to Survey Kīlauea Volcano From Summit to Kumukahi

USGS HVO scientists plan to resurvey Kīlauea Volcano’s ground surface to document changes brought about by the 2018 eruption...
June 02, 2019

HPPA Releases 2018 Impact Report

HPPA has released a new PDF version of their 2018 Impact Report for a review of a year that truly fits the definition of hulihia (overturning and change)
May 20, 2019

VOLCANO WATCH: Students Use Science to Benefit Communities

During the 2018 eruption of Kīlauea Volcano, when fissures erupted and lava flowed in the LERZ, many Puna residents were displaced from their homes.
May 16, 2019

HVO UPDATE: Kīlauea Remains an Active Volcano

Hawaiian Volcano Observatory released an update on Tuesday, May 14, 2019.
May 14, 2019

VIDEO: Kīlauea’s Earthquakes & Eruptions, April–August, 2018

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) released this video on Saturday, May 4, 2019.
May 09, 2019

VOLCANO WATCH: New Insights Gained

A year ago, USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientists and Hawai‘i residents were in the throes of an historically unprecedented series of events for Kīlauea.
May 09, 2019

VIDEO: ‘Hawai‘i: Living on the Edge In Paradise?’

Students from Pace University’s Media, Communications and Visual Arts (MCVA) department visited Hawai‘i in March of 2019.
May 08, 2019

HVO Named Finalist for 2019 Sammies Award

The USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory has been named as a finalist for a 2019 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals (Sammies) award.
May 08, 2019