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May 24, 2017

Maunakea Management Receives Award For Outstanding Preservation Efforts

The foundation's awards are Hawaiʻi's highest recognition of preservation, rehabilitation, restoration and interpretation of the state's architectural, archaeological and cultural heritage
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May 18, 2017

HVO’s Website Makeover is More than Skin Deep

The new website features interactive maps that display earthquake and monitoring data and you can view near-real-time data streams across all monitored volcanoes
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May 11, 2017

Geologist Recalls Mount St. Helens Eruption 37 Years Ago

The science of volcanology was changed forever, and today the risks from future eruptions anywhere in the world are lessened because of what happened on that fateful day.
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April 15, 2017

‘The Ups and Downs of Halema‘uma‘u’

Presentations will be made on Monday, April 17, from 3 to 4:30 p.m., and again the same evening from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
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January 26, 2017

Fire Damages Volcano Home

Hawai‘i Fire Department personnel responded to a report of a structure fire on Liona Street in Volcano on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017.
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October 25, 2016

5-Mile Cat-Proof Fence Completed on Mauna Loa

The five-mile fence will protect federally endangered ‘ua‘u, or Hawaiian petrels from feral cats on the volcano.
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August 19, 2016

Kilauea Lava Ocean Entry ‘Huge’

The ocean entry of Kīlauea Volcano's 61G Lava Flow continues to increase the size of its lava delta at Kamokuna in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park.
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August 19, 2016

Is Another Kīlauea Volcano Explosion Likely?

The current Kīlauea summit eruption started explosively on March 19, 2008, when a rockfall temporarily impeded the release of volcanic gas from a new vent.
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August 13, 2016

VIDEO: Numerous Kīlauea Lava Fingers Enter Ocean

A new ocean entry of the 61G Lava Flow has developed about a quarter mile from the first at Kamokuna In Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park.
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August 11, 2016

Kīlauea Lava Lake Explosion: Reminder of Ongoing Hazards

Volcano monitoring equipment installed on the rim of Halemaʻumaʻu Crater was a casualty of Saturday night's explosive event.
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August 10, 2016

Hawai‘i Volcanoes Park Aug. Flight Operations

Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park has announced its flight plans for August 2016.
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August 09, 2016

Kīlauea Summit Explosion Justifies Crater Closure

An explosion from Kīlauea volcano’s summit flung chunks of molten and solid rock onto the rim of Halema‘uma‘u Crater, turned night into day...
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June 10, 2016

VOLCANO WATCH: Past Eruptions Stopped Traffic… and More

During the past 148 years, Mauna Loa Southwest Rift Zone eruptions have sent massive lava flows across Hawai‘i Island’s main road in 1868, 1887, 1907, 1919, 1926 and 1950.
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June 10, 2016

VOLCANO WATCH: Kīlauea Volcano’s New Lava Flows

Early on May 24, HVO scientists were alerted that a tiltmeter on the Puʻu ʻŌʻō cone on Kīlauea Volcano’s East Rift Zone had detected rapid change.
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June 03, 2016

VOLCANO WATCH: Where You Gonna Go When the Volcano Flows?

South Kona and Ka‘ū District residents might also wonder where they’re gonna go when the volcano erupts—even if it flows, rather than “blows.”
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