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Date published: May 9, 2018

HVO/USGS Volcanic Activity Notice Kīlauea Volcano 8:02 a.m. HST

The steady lowering of the lava lake in "Overlook crater" within HALEMAUMAU at the summit of KILAUEA Volcano has raised the potential for explosive eruptions in the coming weeks.

Date published: May 8, 2018

News Media briefing for latest update at Hawaii’s Kīlauea Volcano

Representatives of the news media are invited to join a telephone briefing for the latest updates on Kīlauea's volcanic activity and its impacts.

Date published: May 8, 2018

Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - May 8, 2018

Cracks and fissures in lower East Rift Zone

Date published: May 7, 2018

Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - May 7, 2018

Kīlauea East Rift Zone Eruption—Day 5

Date published: May 5, 2018

Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - May 5, 2018

View of new fissure from Luana Street near fissure 2 and 7, Leilani Estates

Date published: May 4, 2018

Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - May 4, 2018

New lava fissure on Makamae and Leilani Streets in Leilani Estates subdivision

Date published: May 3, 2018

Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - May 3, 2018

Eruption begins on Kīlauea Volcano's lower East Rift Zone

Date published: May 3, 2018

Eruption in Leilani Estates subdivision, Kīlauea Volcano

The intrusion of molten rock into the lower East Rift Zone of Kilauea Volcano reached the surface in the late afternoon on May 3 in a part of Leilani Estates. 

Date published: May 2, 2018

Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - May 2, 2018

Several sets of new, small ground cracks observed on roads around Leilani Estates subdivision

Date published: May 2, 2018

How you can stay informed about Kīlauea Volcano activity

The USGS Volcano Notification Service (VNS) is a free service that sends automatic notices (emails or texts) about volcanic activity at U.S. monitored volcanoes, including Hawaiian volcanoes. You can sign up to receive these notifications at http://volcanoes.usgs.gov/vns/.

Date published: May 1, 2018

Cascades Volcano Observatory Open House: Come Meet Volcano Scientists

MEDIA ADVISORY

Have you ever wondered what scientists do at a volcano observatory when a volcano is not erupting? There is plenty to accomplish—probably more than you can imagine.