Government Shutdown Affects Volcano Awareness Month Presentations

January 15, 2019, 3:26 PM HST (Updated January 15, 2019, 3:26 PM)

Due to the lapse in appropriations, USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientists are unable to present public lectures as planned. Note the following changes:

  • Jan. 15 – CANCELLED Matt Patrick’s After Dark in the Park talk inside Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
  • Jan. 16 – CANCELLED Ingrid Johanson’s talk at HPA in Waimea.
  • Jan. 17 – CANCELLED Frank Trusdell’s talk at Kealakehe High School in Kona
  • Jan. 22 – PENDING After Dark in the Park – A decision will be made on Friday, Jan. 18, regarding this presentation.

Talks by University of Hawai‘i’s Rick Hazlett on Jan. 28, and 29, and Ryan Peroy on Jan. 31, will go on as planned.

The original schedule of presentations and related information can be found online.



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