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November 15, 2017

Hawai‘i Volcano Overflight: Big Lava Outbreaks Near Vent, Coast

Small surface breakouts were observed on the delta and breakouts were also active upslope on the coastal plain.
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November 01, 2017

Hawai‘i Volcano Overflight: Lava Flows Seen Above and Below the Pali

The crew discovered a handful of pahoehoe outbreaks just below the Pali on the coastal flats and also saw a small amount of lava entering the ocean
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October 30, 2017

Woman Found Dead in Volcano Caldera

According to Chief Ranger John Broward, the woman appears to have died after falling from the edge beyond Crater Rim Trail.
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October 13, 2017

Hawai‘i Volcano Activity Update: Oct. 12, 2017

On the East Rift Zone, the 61g flow remained active, with lava entering the ocean near Kamokuna and surface breakouts downslope of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō.
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October 10, 2017

Hawai‘i Volcano Overflight: Huge Lava Outbreak in Royal Gardens

A huge outbreak on the Pali in Royal Gardens covers nearly the entire slope.
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October 06, 2017

Hawai‘i Volcano Watch: Modeling Kīlauea Volcano a Century Ago

How did scientists capture aerial views of Kīlauea Volcano’s summit caldera six years before the first airplane overflight? Well, go fly a kite!
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October 06, 2017

Hawai‘i Volcano Activity Update: Oct. 5, 2017

On the East Rift Zone, the 61g flow remained active, with surface breakouts downslope of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō and lava entering the ocean near Kamokuna.
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September 25, 2017

Kīlauea Volcano Overflight: Picturesque Lava Outbreaks

"Great spattering in Puʻu ʻŌʻō's lava lake, a new skylight on the Pali and our volcanic rivulets have become picturesque outbreaks!" 
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September 18, 2017

Kīlauea Volcano Overflight: Lava Rivulets Stream Down Pali

"A veritable plethora of volcanic rivulets streamed down the Pali today, under a spectacular East Hawai‘i sunrise!."
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September 14, 2017

Kīlauea Volcano Activity Update: Sept. 14, 2017

The 61g flow remained active, with lava entering the ocean near Kamokuna and surface breakouts downslope of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō.
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September 14, 2017

VOLCANO WATCH Mauna Loa Update: Unrest Continues—Outcome Uncertain

The cumulative energy release of earthquakes since 2013 has matched the pre-1975 and pre-1984 energy releases. Does this mean an eruption could occur soon?
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September 12, 2017

Kīlauea Volcano Overflight: Huge Lava Outbreak Above Pali

Activity continued as usual on Kīlauea's 61g flow extending from the Pu'u 'O'o vent to the ocean entry at Kamokuna on Thursday, Sept.7, 2017.
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September 08, 2017

VOLCANO WATCH: When You Need Info About Hawaiian Volcanoes, Turn to USGS

HVO website has daily updates for Kīlauea, photos and maps of Kīlauea Volcano’s ongoing lava flow, webcams images, maps showing recent earthquakes and air quality data.
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August 31, 2017

VOLCANO WATCH: Tephra Deposit Names: Out With the Old, in With the New!

Keanakāko‘i Tephra is a wastebasket term—useful as a wastebasket—but geologists want to know what's in the basket.
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August 31, 2017

Hawai‘i Island Volcano Activity Updates: Aug. 18–31, 2017

Hawa‘i Island's Kīlauea Volcano summit lava lake level fluctuated in concert with summit inflation and deflation, ranging about 105 to 140 feet below the rim.
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