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Volcano Watch — Petrologists gather to discuss challenges and goals in understanding Kīlauea chemistry

Volcano Watch — Petrologists gather to discuss challenges and goals in understanding Kīlauea chemistry

During the most active portion of their life cycle, called the shield stage, Hawaiian volcanoes erupt frequently and mostly produce a rock type called...

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Volcano Watch — A decade later, remembering the Pāhoa lava flow crisis

Volcano Watch — A decade later, remembering the Pāhoa lava flow crisis

Over the past few years, eruptions of Kīlauea volcano on the Island of Hawai‘i have happened in remote regions and lava flows have not directly...

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Photo and Video Chronology - Images of the June 3 fissure eruption from Kīlauea's Southwest Rift Zone

Photo and Video Chronology - Images of the June 3 fissure eruption from Kīlauea's Southwest Rift Zone

The eruption that began on Monday, June 3, southwest of Kaluapele (Kīlauea caldera) within Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park has ended. Tremor and...

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Volcano Watch — Keeping up with Kīlauea

Volcano Watch — Keeping up with Kīlauea

Kīlauea began erupting from fissures southwest of Kaluapele (the summit caldera) just after midnight on June 3; the eruption ceased just nine hours...

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Kīlauea Volcano Activity Notice — status downgrade to ADVISORY/YELLOW, eruption paused with limited hazards

Kīlauea Volcano Activity Notice — status downgrade to ADVISORY/YELLOW, eruption paused with limited hazards

The Kīlauea eruption is paused in a remote location within the national park and does not pose an immediate threat to human life or critical...

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Photo and Video Chronology - Fissure Eruption in Kīlauea Volcano's Southwest Rift Zone, June 3, 2024

Photo and Video Chronology - Fissure Eruption in Kīlauea Volcano's Southwest Rift Zone, June 3, 2024

Kīlauea volcano is erupting. A new eruption began at approximately 12:30 a.m. HST on Monday, June 3, about 4 km (2.5 miles) southwest of Kaluapele...

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Kīlauea Status Report - eruption paused

Kīlauea Status Report - eruption paused

The eruption that began southwest of Kīlauea’s summit at approximately 12:30 a.m. HST this morning, June 3, has paused. However, activity in this...

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Kīlauea Volcano Activity Notice — status downgrade to WATCH/ORANGE, eruption continues with limited hazards

Kīlauea Volcano Activity Notice — status downgrade to WATCH/ORANGE, eruption continues with limited hazards

Kīlauea eruption is currently ongoing but is taking place in a remote location within the national park, is low in eruptive volume, and does not pose...

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Kīlauea Volcano Activity Notice — Status Upgrade to WARNING/RED, eruption south of summit caldera

Kīlauea Volcano Activity Notice — Status Upgrade to WARNING/RED, eruption south of summit caldera

Kīlauea volcano is erupting. A new eruption began at approximately 12:30 a.m. HST on Monday, June 3, likely about a mile (1-2 km) south of Kīlauea...

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Kīlauea Volcano Activity Notice — Status Upgrade to WATCH/ORANGE, elevated unrest at the summit

Kīlauea Volcano Activity Notice — Status Upgrade to WATCH/ORANGE, elevated unrest at the summit

Kīlauea is not erupting. Increased earthquake activity and ground deformation at Kīlauea’s summit began at approximately 12:00 p.m. HST on June 2...

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Volcano Watch — A fresh look at Kīlauea’s 1924 explosive deposits

Volcano Watch — A fresh look at Kīlauea’s 1924 explosive deposits

Last week’s “Volcano Watch” summarized Kīlauea’s explosive eruptions of 1924 and their impacts on communities. This week, we dig a little deeper and...

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Programs commemorating centennial anniversary of Kīlauea's 1924 explosive eruption

Programs commemorating centennial anniversary of Kīlauea's 1924 explosive eruption

Kīlauea erupted explosively 100 years ago this year. Several programs and articles commemorate the centennial anniversary of the 1924 explosive...

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