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Hawaii Volcano Eruptions

Big Island: Why Many People May Lose Their Property This Week Courtesy of Starsha Young

Big Island: Why Many People May Lose Their Property This Week

Cheap lots were marketed in substandard subdivisions, mostly in high lava-risk zones that are some of the poorest areas on the island.

Halemaumau Crater a Big Draw at Hawaii Volcanoes Nat’l Park Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Halemaumau Crater a Big Draw at Hawaii Volcanoes Nat’l Park

The spattering lava lake is drawing an uninterrupted throng of tourists to view the rare display of Madam Pele’s power.

Kilauea Is World’s Hottest Volcano PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Kilauea Is World’s Hottest Volcano

The ranking is in terms of total energy. An Icelandic vocanic eruption radiated the most heat for a single event.

This Is What Happens When You Step On Molten Lava Screencap/AOL

This Is What Happens When You Step On Molten Lava

As lava on Hawaii’s Big Island nears a shopping center and gas station, this video is a reminder of what not to do.

Lives in Limbo With the Lava Stalled in Pahoa Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Lives in Limbo With the Lava Stalled in Pahoa

Kilauea’s flow has not advanced for five days, leaving residents time to ponder their fate. Some have lived through it all before.

Keeping Up With the Kilauea Lava Flow on Social Media Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Keeping Up With the Kilauea Lava Flow on Social Media

Access near the Puna lava flow may be restricted for safety reasons, but residents, web sites and journalists are still documenting the rare occasion.

Hawaii Volcano Lava Flow: ‘Feel the Heat’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Volcano Lava Flow: ‘Feel the Heat’

In 2014, Civil Beat photographer Cory Lum captured the slow-moving molten river of lava on a flyover.

Will Pahoa Go the Way of Kalapana? Courtesy: U.S. Geological Survey

Will Pahoa Go the Way of Kalapana?

The lava is slowly but steadily moving through another Big Island community.

Kilauea Lava Advances, Enters Pahoa Cemetery Grounds KITV

Kilauea Lava Advances, Enters Pahoa Cemetery Grounds

Officials say the flow is moving at approximately 10 yards an hour in a northeast direction on Hawaii’s Big Island.

Life Under the Volcano on the Big Island U.S. Rep.Tulsi Gabbard

Life Under the Volcano on the Big Island

The fate of the lava flow is the talk of the town in Hilo. Meanwhile, Schatz, Gabbard and Kenoi secure a two-lane route out of lower Puna.

Pahoa Charter School’s Fate Uncertain as Kilauea Lava Advances Toward Campus PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Pahoa Charter School’s Fate Uncertain as Kilauea Lava Advances Toward Campus

Hawaii Academy of Arts & Science sits directly in the lava flow’s path, while Kua O Ka La, a charter school closer to the coast, has rapidly lost students since Hurricane Iselle.

Lava From Kilauea Enters Ocean

From the Hawaii Tribune-Herald: Lava from Kilauea Volcano is entering the ocean in lower Puna for the…
Hawaii Volcano Eruptions