Scientists: No Way To Know When Hawaii Eruption Will EndLava 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 still very active and there's no way to know when the eruption will end or if more lava-spewing vents will open.
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Lava From Hawaii Volcano Destroys 117 Big Island HomesThousands in the Puna district had to evacuate after lava fissures started opening in neighborhoods near Hawaii's erupting Kilauea volcano a month ago. Officials had issued mandatory orders for residents of Leilani Estates and those in Kapoho Beach and Vacationland to leave by Friday afternoon or risk being trapped and unreachable by emergency crews.
Current Lava Flows Are Hottest, Fastest Of Latest EruptionThe hottest and fastest-moving lava of Kilauea volcano's latest eruption spread across new parts of the Big Island Wednesday, forcing officials to order evacuations in two coastal neighborhoods over fears that the rapidly advancing flows could cut off dwindling escape routes.
Hawaii Volcano Lava Crosses Key Highway, Destroys Utility PolesLava crossed a key highway in the mostly rural district of the Big Island where Kilauea volcano was erupting, local authorities in Hawaii said Tuesday. Highway 132 connects the commercial center of Pahoa with smaller towns and farms in the area.
Hawaii Officials Go Door-To-Door To Get Holdouts To Flee LavaEmergency officials in Hawaii say a massive new lava flow has destroyed at least 10 more homes. The lava poured into a neighborhood near the Kilauea volcano when a fissure suddenly reactivated over the Memorial Day weekend.
Besides Lava And Ash, Hawaii Volcano Is Pumping Out 'Vog'Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has had it all over the past three weeks: molten rock shooting toward the sky, lava oozing from the ground and ash clouds rising miles into the air. You can also add "vog" to the mix. Scientists say higher sulfur dioxide emissions recorded at the volcano's vents in recent days are creating the potential for heavier than usual vog, or volcanic smog.
Lava From Hawaii Volcano Enters Ocean From 3 FlowsLava entered the ocean from a third flow, marking the third week of a Hawaii volcano eruption that has opened up nearly two dozen vents in rural communities, destroyed dozens of buildings and shot miles-high plumes of ash into the sky.
Energy Wells Plugged As Hawaii's Volcano Sends Lava NearbyProduction wells at a geothermal plant under threat by lava flowing from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano have been plugged to prevent toxic gases from seeping out. Lava from a nearby, new volcanic vent entered, then stalled, on the 815-acre property where the Puna Geothermal Venture wells occupy around 40 acres.
Hawaii Volcano Generates Toxic Gas Plume Called LazeThe eruption of Kilauea volcano in Hawaii sparked new safety warnings about toxic gas on the Big Island's southern coastline after lava began flowing into the ocean and setting off a chemical reaction.
Lava From Kilauea Volcano Enters Ocean, Creates Toxic CloudWhite plumes of acid and extremely fine shards of glass billowed into the sky over Hawaii as molten rock from Kilauea volcano poured into the ocean, creating yet another hazard from an eruption that began more than two weeks ago.
Light Coats Of Gritty Ash Fall Near Erupting Hawaii VolcanoAuthorities handed out around 2,000 masks for protection as people living near Hawaii's Kilauea volcano braced for pulverized rock, glass and crystal to rain down after an explosive eruption at the peak's summit.
Quakes Damage Roads As Ash Spews From Hawaii VolcanoEarthquakes were damaging roads and buildings on Hawaii's Big Island on Wednesday as ash emissions streamed from Kilauea volcano. The strongest shaking was recorded around 8:30 a.m., measured as a 4.4-magnitude earthquake. The floor of the summit crater has also dropped about three feet, as the threat of a strong, explosive eruption at the top of the volcano loomed.
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Homeowners Scramble As Hawaii Volcano Spews Ash, LavaAuthorities on Tuesday reported a new fissure opened in the Lanipuna Gardens subdivision, bringing the number of cracks in the ground spitting out lava and toxic gas to nearly 20 since the eruption began May 3.
Hawaii Volcano Could Soon Have Once-In-A-Century EruptionA Hawaii volcano that sputtered lava for a week, forced around 2,000 residents to evacuate, destroyed some two dozen homes and threatened a geothermal plant now threatens to blow its top in the coming days or weeks.
Hawaii Volcano Park To Close Amid Explosion ConcernsHawaii's Kilauea volcano could soon send boulders and ash shooting out of its summit crater in the kind of explosive eruption last displayed nearly a century ago.
Toxic Gases Prompt Door-To-Door Volcano Evacuations In HawaiiAuthorities ordered nearly 2,000 residents to leave two communities in the mostly rural district of Puna on Hawaii's Big Island last Thursday. Some ignored the order and stayed to watch over their property.
Land Near Hawaii Volcano Offered Affordable Piece Of ParadiseThe slopes of Kilauea offer a lush rural setting and affordable land that contrasts sharply with Hawaii's more expensive real estate, but living on one of the world's most active volcanoes comes with risks: A dozen lava vents have opened in streets of the Puna district and 35 structures have burned down.
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