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

Release Date:

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

PLEASE NOTE:  This briefing will be by telephone only.

WHO: Representatives from:

  • U.S. Geological Survey, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory
  • National Park Service, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
  • Hawaiʻi County Civil Defense

WHAT: Briefing and Q&A session about the current situation at Kīlauea volcano. The briefing will address:

  • HVO’s scientific monitoring of the volcano and current activity, including a chronology of volcanic activity since late April
  • Impacts at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
  • Current Civil Defense advice to local residents and visitors

WHEN: MAY-09-2018 (Wednesday), 11:00 AM HAWAII TIME (= 5:00 p.m. EDT)

DIAL IN INSTRUCTIONS: Dial in to audiobridge:

  • Callers in the U.S. toll-free: 1-888-469-1765
  • For international callers: 1-415-228-5012
  • At the prompt, please enter the participant code. Then please follow the subsequent prompts.

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