VOLCANO WATCH: Seismic Array Will Aid in Understanding Kīlauea’s Magma Transport

Kīlauea Volcano’s 2018 eruption and summit collapse provided a rare opportunity to study dynamic eruptive processes beneath and at the surface of the volcano.
September 13, 2018

Safety Is Key to Volcanoes Park Reopening

As Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park prepares to reopen its gates, park officials want to ensure that the public and NVNP staff are as safe as possible.
September 12, 2018

Series of Small Collapses Occurs at Puʻu ʻŌʻō

On Saturday, Sept. 8, Puʻu ʻŌʻō crater experienced a series of small collapses.
September 10, 2018

VOLCANO WATCH: Scientists Share Lessons

Scientists share lessons from Kīlauea at “Cities on Volcanoes” conference.
September 06, 2018

VIDEO: Small Flows Observed Within Fissure 8 Cone

Hawaiian Volcano Observatory, U.S. Geological Survey, issued an update on Kīlauea's activity on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, at 9:10 a.m.
September 06, 2018

Lava Continues to Fill Fissure 8 Cone

Weakly active lava continues to fill the Fissure 8 cone with no lava extending outside the walls of the cone and no flows heading down the spillway.
September 04, 2018

Lava Tree Molds Form in Leilani Estates

On the backside of Fissure 8 in the Leilani Estates Subdivision, several new lava tree molds have formed. 
September 02, 2018

Activity Resurges at Fissure 8 Cone

Yesterday afternoon and early evening, spattering was observed in the Fissure 8 cone.
September 02, 2018

Scientific Community Helps Measure Kīlauea’s Changing Shape

The USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory has an extensive network of instruments that helps us monitor how the ground deforms due to magma moving underground.
August 30, 2018

PHOTOS, VIDEOS: Lull or End of Kīlauea Activity?

Seismic and volcanic activity have diminished greatly. No incandescence was visible in Fissure 8; no lava is entering the ocean.
August 30, 2018