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Hawaii Volcano Eruptions

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.

New Lava Fissures Spur More Big Island Evacuations Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

New Lava Fissures Spur More Big Island Evacuations

In total, there have now been 18 lava outbreaks, destroying at least two dozen homes and prompting evacuation orders for 2,000 residents.

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.

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.

Volcanic Gases Prompt Door-To-Door Evacuations On Big Island AP

Volcanic Gases Prompt Door-To-Door Evacuations On Big Island

After a brief pause in volcanic activity, two more lava fissures Tuesday threatened Leilani Estates and Lanipuna Gardens communities.

Big Island: Everyone’s Talking About Pele The Fire Goddess AP

Big Island: Everyone’s Talking About Pele The Fire Goddess

Some mention her casually while others are true believers. But just about everyone in this lava-ravaged region is dropping her name.

Despite Risks, Volcano Offers Affordable Piece Of Paradise AP

Despite Risks, Volcano Offers Affordable Piece Of Paradise

The people here are largely self-sufficient and understand the hazards of their location.

Big Island: Eye In The Sky And Earthbound Gadgetry Track The Lava’s Flow U.S Geological Service/AP

Big Island: Eye In The Sky And Earthbound Gadgetry Track The Lava’s Flow

Scientists explain the pink clouds, frequent earthquakes and magma that disappeared from a cinder cone and reappeared in a subdivision.

Kilauea: 35 Homes Burned So Far And ‘No Idea When We Can Get Back’ AP

Kilauea: 35 Homes Burned So Far And ‘No Idea When We Can Get Back’

UPDATED: Hundreds of residents of the Leilani Estates subdivision were allowed to briefly return to their homes to gather possessions.

Hawaii Volcano Eruptions