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August 15, 2018

UPDATE: Eruption Paused or Pau? Puna Residents Continue Life in Limbo

Emergency officials answered questions posed by the community during the Puna meeting at the Pāhoa High School Cafeteria on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.
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July 30, 2018

4 PM: New Map Released

This news story will be updated throughout the day as new information becomes available and new articles will be added to the website’s “News” section. 
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July 29, 2018

5 PM: Lava Approximately .1 Miles From Pohoiki Boat Ramp

This news story will be updated throughout the day as new information becomes available and new articles will be added to the website’s “News” section. 
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July 28, 2018

PHOTOS: Kīlauea Summit & Lower East Rift Zone

The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory U.S. Geological Survey issued a status report on Saturday, July 28, 2018, at 10:16 a.m.
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July 28, 2018

HVO Assesses Kilauea’s Explosions, Surges & Pulses

After a collapse explosion at the summit, there is some evidence of a surge from Fissure 8.
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May 31, 2018

SO2 & Ash Concerns Addressed at Ka‘ū Community Meeting

Emergency officials held a meeting in Ka‘ū to address the ash and amplified sulfur dioxide (SO2) levels in the are downwind of Halemaʻumaʻu Crater on May 30.
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May 28, 2018

4.4 Magnitude Earthquake, No Tsunami Threat

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reports the earthquake that occurred at approximately 5:42 p.m was not large enough to cause a tsunami for the Island of Hawai‘i.
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May 25, 2018

4.0 Magnitude Earthquake at Kīlauea Summit; No Tsunami Generated

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reports the earthquake that occurred at approximately 12:44 p.m. was NOT large enough to cause a tsunami for the Island of Hawai‘i.
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May 16, 2018

USGS: Threat of Even Larger Steam-Driven Violent Explosion

The U.S. Geological Survey announces that with ash eruptions occurring from Kīlauea's summit this week, there is a threat of an even larger steam-driven violent explosion.
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May 16, 2018

USGS: Lower East Rift Zone Fissures Continue Erupting

The U.S. Geological Survey reports that the Lower East Rift Zone continues to erupt.
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May 13, 2018

Crisis Line Set Up for Residents Affected by Eruptions

People who have feelings of stress and anxiety can call the Crisis Line to receive short-term confidential counseling as well as information on available resources.
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May 06, 2018

USGS Overflight of Leilani Estates Eruptions

The U.S. Geological Survey released this video of an overflight video from Leilani Estates this afternoon Sunday, May 6, 2018.
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May 06, 2018

Civil Defense Update on Leilani Estates Eruptions

This is a Civil Defense update for Sunday May 6, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.
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May 06, 2018

Lava Destroys 30 Houses in Leilani Estates, New Fissures

It has been reported that as of 6:00 p.m on Sunday, May 6, 2018, 30 houses have now been damaged or destroyed in the Leilani Estates Subdivision of the Big Island of Hawai‘i
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May 06, 2018

All Public Schools Open Monday, May 7

All public schools on the Big Island will be open on Monday, May 7, and operate on normal schedules.  
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