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Hawaii Volcano Eruptions

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.

Resilience In The Face Of Lava And An Uncertain Future Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Resilience In The Face Of Lava And An Uncertain Future

Evacuees don’t know when they’ll be able to go home — or if they’ll still have homes at all.

Big Island’s Trifecta Of Trouble: Earthquakes, Lava Flows And Toxic Gas Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Big Island’s Trifecta Of Trouble: Earthquakes, Lava Flows And Toxic Gas

UDATED: A magnitude 6.9 quake hit Friday as more than 1,700 residents faced evacuation orders.

Big Island: When You Live In A Volcano’s Shadow, You Go With The Flow Jason Armstrong/Civil Beat

Big Island: When You Live In A Volcano’s Shadow, You Go With The Flow

Just hours before a new eruption threatened a subdivision, residents and visitors were buzzing with excitement.

Evacuations Ordered As Volcano Releases Lava Into Residential Area AP

Evacuations Ordered As Volcano Releases Lava Into Residential Area

UPDATED: The Leilani Estates subdivision is at greatest risk, but scientists say new vents and outbreaks could occur.

Underground Magma On The Move As Quakes Rattle Volcano AP

Underground Magma On The Move As Quakes Rattle Volcano

It may have already gone under the highway to the viewing area, and Hawaii County is making preparations for a possible eruption.

Earthquakes, Crater Collapse On Kilauea May Indicate New Eruption AP

Earthquakes, Crater Collapse On Kilauea May Indicate New Eruption

An “intrusion” of lava could affect a popular access point where people can hike or bike into a viewing area.

Big Island: The Days Are Numbered For These Lava Flow Vendors Jason Armstrong/Civil Beat

Big Island: The Days Are Numbered For These Lava Flow Vendors

Hawaii County looks to clear out roadside businesses and relocate the parking lot for its lava flow viewing area. Nearby residents are unhappy.

Hawaii Volcano Eruptions