Stories tagged: kilauea
UPDATED: Fri., May 3, 2019, 5:39 p.m.
A year after a volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island rained lava and gases in one of its largest and most destructive eruptions in recorded history, people who lost their homes …
Fri., June 8, 2018, 1:03 p.m.
Lava from the Kilauea volcano that flowed into Kapoho Bay has created nearly a mile of new land and officials with the U.S. Geological Survey said Thursday the flow is …
UPDATED: Tue., May 29, 2018, 9:30 p.m.
Rivers of lava flowed toward the ocean on Hawaii’s Big Island over the weekend, forcing officials to knock on doors and urge residents holding out in two evacuated neighborhoods to …
Fri., May 25, 2018, 7:31 p.m.
Aina Akamu gave final exams to his students as they sat on bleachers or the floor of the basketball court in the gym in his small town on Hawaii’s Big …
UPDATED: Tue., May 22, 2018, 6:12 p.m.
Authorities were racing Tuesday to close off production wells at a geothermal plant threatened by a lava flow from Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island. Workers were capping the 11th …
UPDATED: Sat., May 19, 2018, 8:44 p.m.
Lava oozing out of cracks for two weeks in rural Hawaii neighborhoods took on new characteristics as fresher magma mixed with decades-old magma, sending a flow toward the ocean Saturday.
UPDATED: Sun., May 13, 2018, 8:49 p.m.
A new fissure emitting steam and lava spatter spurred Hawaii officials to call for more evacuations on Sunday as residents braced for an expected eruption from the Kilauea volcano.
UPDATED: Fri., May 11, 2018, 9:43 p.m.
A Hawaii volcano is threatening to blow its top in coming days or weeks after sputtering lava for a week, forcing about 2,000 people to evacuate, destroying two dozen homes …
UPDATED: Mon., May 7, 2018, 9:33 p.m.
Hawaii’s Kilauea is not your typical blow-the-top-off kind of volcano.
UPDATED: Fri., May 4, 2018, 9:07 p.m.
The Kilauea volcano sent more lava into Hawaii communities Friday, a day after forcing more than 1,500 people to flee their rural homes, and authorities detected high levels of sulfur …
UPDATED: Thu., May 3, 2018, 9:17 p.m.
Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano erupted Thursday, releasing red lava into a residential neighborhood and prompting mandatory evacuation orders for nearby homes.