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October 31, 2017

Accessibility Improvements Scheduled for Mauna Loa Lookout

Vehicles will have limited access to Mauna Loa Lookout for eight weeks, from Oct. 30 to Dec. 31, while workers improve the parking lot, toilet and picnic area for visitors with disabilities.
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October 27, 2017

Volcano Watch: Maps Identify Lava Inundation Zones for Mauna Loa

An eruption on Mauna Loa is not imminent, but it will erupt again someday. When it does, many people, including emergency responders, will need to know which areas are threatened with lava inundation.
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October 25, 2017

High Wind Watch for Big Island Summits

Very strong southwest winds aloft associated with a passing upper level trough will impact the high elevations on the Big Island today.
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October 22, 2017

Hawaiʻi County: High Wind WARNING in Effect

The winds from the Southwest could get up to 45 to 60 mph with localized gusts over 70 mph are possible along the summits of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa.
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October 20, 2017

Mauna Loa Lookout Improvements Scheduled

During the project, the 11.3-mile road will remain open for pedestrians and bicyclists, but vehicles can only go as far as a designated parking area five miles below Mauna Loa Lookout.
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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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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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September 06, 2016

4.0 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Big Island

No tsunami was generated by an early morning magnitude 4.1 earthquake reported at 4:26 a.m. today in the summit region of the Mauna Loa volcano.
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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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May 20, 2016

VOLCANO WATCH: Scientists Search for the Right ‘Keys’ to Mauna Loa

Hawaiian Volcano Observatory discusses the search for the right "keys" to Mauna Loa in this week's Volcano Watch.
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April 08, 2016

VOLCANO WATCH: Mauna Loa 1950 Eruption, a Lot of Lava with Little Warning

Hawaiian Volcano Observatory discusses the 1950 Mauna Loa eruption in this week’s Volcano Watch.
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March 07, 2016

HI-SEAS Crew Reaches Half-Way Mark

Six crew members launched on yearlong isolated journey on Aug, 28 and have resided in a solar power dome on the slopes of Mauna Loa since.
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February 26, 2016

VOLCANO WATCH: Mauna Loa, Earth’s Largest Active Volcano, is Still Stirring

Hawaiian Volcano Observatory discusses how Mauna Loa, the earth's largest active volcano, is still stirring in this week’s Volcano Watch.
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December 22, 2015

2016 HVNP Centennial Events

Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park will celebrate its centennial year with activities through 2016.
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