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Kilauea Volcano Sends Ash Plume 30,000 Feet Into The Air AP

Kilauea Volcano Sends Ash Plume 30,000 Feet Into The Air

Hawaii County officials announced they will begin handing out free masks to prevent people from breathing in ash.

Earthquakes Batter Roads As More Ash Spews From Kilauea AP

Earthquakes Batter Roads As More Ash Spews From Kilauea

The state is forming a joint task force to handle mass evacuations of the Puna district if lava flows cover major roads and isolates the area.

What It’s Like Spending Three Days Watching A Volcano Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

What It’s Like Spending Three Days Watching A Volcano

Civil Beat’s Anthony Quintano talks about his experiences shooting the eruptions and lava flows on Kilauea.

Big Island: The Volcano Is Wiping Out Property Values And County Coffers Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Big Island: The Volcano Is Wiping Out Property Values And County Coffers

Losses are mounting in the hundreds of millions of dollars as Kilauea pushes molten lava through neighborhoods.

Big Island: How Land Schemes Turned Lava Fields Into Subdivisions Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Big Island: How Land Schemes Turned Lava Fields Into Subdivisions

Affordable housing in the fast-growing Puna area comes with a big risk — several communities have been wiped out by earlier lava flows.

SLIDESHOW: The Big Island Volcano’s Newest Eruptions Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

SLIDESHOW: The Big Island Volcano’s Newest Eruptions

Photos from Honolulu Civil Beat’s Anthony Quintano offer a look at the spectacle of lava and steam as new volcanic fissures open up.

Trump Grants Disaster Assistance For Big Island Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Trump Grants Disaster Assistance For Big Island

Earlier in the week, the feds approved a similar assistance request for damage caused by floods on Kauai and Oahu.

Big Island, Kauai Medical Pot Shops Still Waiting Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Big Island, Kauai Medical Pot Shops Still Waiting

A Kauai dispensary plans to open soon, but Big Island dispensaries have yet to start growing their first crop.

SLIDESHOW: Life in the The Big Island’s Lava Zone Cory Lum/Civil Beat

SLIDESHOW: Life in the The Big Island’s Lava Zone

Civil Beat photographer Cory Lum spent a day in the heart of the Kilauea eruption zone where at least 26 homes were destroyed.

Big Island Volcano Could Spew Boulders The Size Of Refrigerators AP

Big Island Volcano Could Spew Boulders The Size Of Refrigerators

Scientists said internal conditions at Kilauea are changing in a way that could lead to an explosive eruption.

Ige Calls For Federal Disaster Declaration On Big Island Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige Calls For Federal Disaster Declaration On Big Island

The state expects to spend $3 million to protect residents during the next month.

Federal Geologists: Hawaii Volcano Could Have Explosive Eruption Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Federal Geologists: Hawaii Volcano Could Have Explosive Eruption

Lava flows from Kilauea, one of the earth’s most active volcanos, have already destroyed 36 structures in the Puna District of the Big Island.