The eruption within Halema‘uma‘u, at Kīlauea's summit, began at approximately 3:20 p.m. one year ago today, on September 29, 2021. A series of photos and videos commemorate this milestone.
Photo and Video Chronology – Commemorating one year of eruption in Halema‘uma‘u, Kīlauea summit – September 29, 2022
HVO scientists collect detailed data to assess hazards and understand how the eruption is evolving at Kīlauea's summit, all of which are shared with the National Park Service and emergency managers. Access to this hazardous area is by permission from, and in coordination with, Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park.
Three-minute feature commemorating the eruption anniversary
Audio-described version available here: https://www.usgs.gov/media/videos/september-29-2022-one-year-eruption-halemaumau-kilauea-ad