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Scientists Reap Data From The Rumbling Kilauea Volcano AP

Scientists Reap Data From The Rumbling Kilauea Volcano

Better technology has meant scientists have been able to accurately forecast Kilauea’s behavior as it sputters over Puna.

Entire Neighborhood Vanishes As Lava Gushes In AP

Entire Neighborhood Vanishes As Lava Gushes In

Vacationland has been smothered and Kapoho Bay “is completely filled in.”

Hundreds Of Additional Homes Lost To Lava AP

Hundreds Of Additional Homes Lost To Lava

Most were in Kapoho Beach Lots and Vacationland. Meanwhile, lava has completely filled Kapoho Bay.

Lava Has Now Destroyed 117 Big Island Homes Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Lava Has Now Destroyed 117 Big Island Homes

New helicopter footage shows lava entering the ocean at Kapoho Bay.

Big Island: Volcano Evacuees Create ‘A Community Within A Community’

Big Island: Volcano Evacuees Create ‘A Community Within A Community’

More than 200 evacuees are staying at a regional recreational center in Pahoa, with some living in tents and vehicles.

Lava Burns Two Buildings At Geothermal Plant Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Lava Burns Two Buildings At Geothermal Plant

Man arrested after bypassing a checkpoint and driving his truck into hardened lava.

‘Eerie’ Blue Flames Burn In Cracks Caused By Kilauea Lava Flows AP

‘Eerie’ Blue Flames Burn In Cracks Caused By Kilauea Lava Flows

The flames are caused by methane, a gas produced when lava buries and burns plants and trees.

Workers Scramble To Seal Wells At Geothermal Plant Threatened By Lava Courtesy of Puna Geothermal Venture

Workers Scramble To Seal Wells At Geothermal Plant Threatened By Lava

“There are many unpredictable things that could happen,” says the head of the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency.

Big Island Lava Flows Reach Site Of Geothermal Plant USGS

Big Island Lava Flows Reach Site Of Geothermal Plant

A naturally occurring berm has so far halted the flow’s advance, but officials warn if the lava does hit the plant’s underground wells it could trigger the release of poisonous gases.

Big Island Lava Flows Destroy 4 More Homes AP

Big Island Lava Flows Destroy 4 More Homes

Officials are encouraging residents in a rural area to prepare for evacuation because of continuous eruptions.

4 Residents Airlifted After Hawaii Lava Flows Isolates More Homes AP

4 Residents Airlifted After Hawaii Lava Flows Isolates More Homes

Update: Other residents in a rural area cut off by new flows from the Kilauea volcano to shelter in place.

Scientists Unsure When Kilauea Volcano Will Go Quiet AP

Scientists Unsure When Kilauea Volcano Will Go Quiet

A volcano expert says there is no way of knowing whether this is really the beginning or toward the end of the Big Island eruption.