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Video: Over the weekend of Aug 30th, 2014

From the USGS

Kīlauea continued to erupt at its summit and within the East Rift Zone, and gas emissions remained elevated. Slow inflation switched to slow deflation at the summit, and the lava lake level was relatively stable.

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Local residents prepare in case of lava threat

With the June 27 flow now only 2 miles from Kaohe Homesteads, residents held a meeting with scientists who are monitoring the lava activity at Kilauea Volcano.   6 more words


Hawaii Volcano Summary: East Rift Zone Activity Continues Towards Forest Reserve

According to the Hawaii Volcano Summary, there was net inflation at Puʻu ʻŌʻō over the past day, and glow was visible overnight above several openings in the crater floor. 138 more words


USGS: Kīlauea lava flow northeast of Puʻu ʻŌʻō a potential concern


The June 27th lava flow, named for the date it began erupting, continues to advance to the northeast of its vent on the flank of Puʻu ʻŌʻō on Kīlauea Volcano’s East Rift Zone. 510 more words


Description of Kīlauea Eruptions Started at a Very Opportune Time

The following is this week’s edition of “Volcano Watch” from the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.

William Ellis led a team of missionaries on a tour of the Island of Hawaiʻi starting on July 18, 1823, from the village of Kailua. 756 more words