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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 23, 2017

New Video on Kīlauea’s Summit Eruption Now Online

USGS has produced a documentary to tell the story of the eruption, and to share imagery of the inaccessible lava lake with the public.
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August 08, 2017

Volcano Watch: What Was Happening at Kīlauea Volcano 10 Years Ago?

What was this busy volcano up to a decade ago? Were things as dynamic then as they are now?
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July 28, 2017

USGS: Kamokuna Lava Delta Collapse Likely

Several large cracks have developed in the lava delta, running parallel to the coastline and spanning the width of the delta.
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July 25, 2017

Volcano Watch: Kīlauea’s Kamokuna Ocean Entry Reaches One-Year Anniversary

July 26 marks the one-year anniversary of Kīlauea Volcano’s episode 61g lava flow reaching the sea.
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May 22, 2017

Volcano Overflight: Pele Flows Downhill

Pele's surface lava has finally reached the steepest portion of the Pali and numerous breakouts sent lava coursing down the hill
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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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December 22, 2016

HPA Hosts VOG Presentation

Hawaii Preparatory Academy welcomes Tamar Elias, USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientist, who will present Volcanic Air Pollution: The What, Where, and How of Vog in Hawaii
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December 22, 2016

Virtual Reality Brings Hawaiian Volcano to Life

In the late 19th century, several artists were perfecting the portrayal of the fiery hues and breathtaking spattering of Kīlauea’s lava lake.
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September 30, 2016

Kamakai‘a Hills: What are They and Why are They There?

Repeated eruptions in the Kamakaiʻa Hills might occur because occasional intrusions of fresh magma drive the older, more evolved magma to the surface.
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September 28, 2016

The Rise and Fall of Kīlauea’s Summit Lava Lake

It’s an exciting and interesting time on Kīlauea—for both the public and the scientists who study the volcano.
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September 20, 2016

Pele’s Steam Plume More Prominent

The Tropical Visions Video crew aboard Paradise Helicopters conducted a flyover of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park on Friday, Sept. 16.
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September 16, 2016

Dangerous Beauty of Kīlauea’s Ocean Entry Plume

People who venture too close to the perilous beauty of an ocean entry face real and present dangers.
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August 08, 2016

Volcano UPDATE: Big Island Continues to Grow

Lava continues to flow into the ocean at the Kamokuna ocean entry, where a small delta has formed.
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