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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: What All This Talk About The Volcanic Eruption Really Means Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Big Island: What All This Talk About The Volcanic Eruption Really Means

Our Big Island correspondent takes issue with the way some media outlets are juicing up the coverage of Kilauea’s continuing eruption.

When The Lava Meets The Sea: A Toxic Cloud AP

When The Lava Meets The Sea: A Toxic Cloud

“Laze” is the result of molten lava hitting cold seawater and creating a kind of sulfur-infused steam that is extremely hazardous.

Hawaii Lava Flow Ramps Up AP

Hawaii Lava Flow Ramps Up

Rural Hawaii communities face various volcano threats.

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.

Big Island: It’s Nearly Impossible To Find A Place To Rent These Days Jason Armstrong/Civil Beat

Big Island: It’s Nearly Impossible To Find A Place To Rent These Days

Lava refugees, forced from their homes by the volcano, are squeezing into every available space.

 

Kilauea Eruption Prompts US Senate Action On Volcano Monitoring Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Kilauea Eruption Prompts US Senate Action On Volcano Monitoring

The U.S. Senate passed a bill Thursday to upgrade the nation’s ability to monitor volcanoes and provide early warnings to those living in the shadows of their summits.

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.

Hawaii Volcano Eruptions