Scientists: Hawaii’s Kilauea not erupting, reversing warningMarch 12, 2023 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii's second-largest volcano is not erupting, scientists said in an update to a previous warning.
The U.S. Geological Survey said in a statement late Saturday that seismic activity beneath the summit of Kilauea “has returned to background levels, ground deformation has stabilized, and no lava has been observed at the surface.”
Eruption at Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano stops after 61 daysMarch 7, 2023 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — The latest eruption at Kilauea’s summit on Hawaii's has paused after 61 days of volcanic activity.
U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientists said Tuesday lava was no longer flowing on the crater floor of Halemaumau, where all recent volcanic activity had been confined, Hawaii News Now reported.
Hawaii eruption not dangerous but offers spectacular sightJanuary 7, 2023 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — Lava from Kilauea spurted high into the air and spread out across about 300 acres (120 hectares) of the Hawaii volcano's summit crater floor, creating a spectacular sight as the mountain began erupting again after a few weeks' hiatus.
Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano erupts again, summit crater glowsJanuary 6, 2023 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii's Kilauea began erupting inside its summit crater Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, less than one month after the volcano and its larger neighbor Mauna Loa stopped releasing lava.
Scientists declare 2 Hawaii volcanoes have stopped eruptingDecember 14, 2022 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — U.S. scientists declared Tuesday that two active Hawaii volcanoes — one where lava destroyed hundreds of homes in 2018 and another where lava recently stalled before reaching a crucial Big Island highway — have stopped erupting.
EXPLAINER: What hazards are posed by Hawaii’s Mauna Loa?November 29, 2022 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — Lava is shooting 100 feet to 200 feet (30 to 60 meters) into the air as Hawaii's Mauna Loa, the world's largest active volcano, erupts for the first time in nearly 40 years.
EXPLAINER: Where will Hawaii’s biggest volcano erupt from?November 3, 2022 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — The ground is shaking and swelling at Mauna Loa, the largest active volcano in the world, indicating that it could erupt.
Hawaii national park gets land where ancient villages stoodJuly 12, 2022 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island was given new land on Tuesday in a deal that will protect and manage a pristine white sand beach and ocean bay area that is home to endangered and endemic species and to rare, culturally significant Native Hawaiian artifacts.
Hawaii volcano lava flow steady after starts and stopsMay 2, 2022 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano is now erupting a steady stream of lava after a period of intermittent pulsing.
The latest eruption began in September but until recently had been stopping and starting every few days, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Monday.
Man found dead in Hawaii Volcanoes National ParkJanuary 4, 2022 GMT
HAWAII VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK, Hawaii (AP) — The body of a 75-year-old man was found after he apparently fell from a closed area of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park late Sunday night on Hawaii's Big Island, authorities said.
Kilauea still spurting lava, 1 month into latest eruptionOctober 30, 2021 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — Lava continues to pour out of Kilauea's summit crater, one month after the latest eruption began at the Hawaii volcano.
The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory said Friday lava was emerging from a single vent inside Halemaumau Crater.
Buyout program for 2018 Kilauea eruption victims brings hopeOctober 6, 2021 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — As Kilauea volcano continues to erupt at its summit, victims of the 2018 eruption are are getting the chance to rebuild.
A county buyout program for people who lost their homes during the massive eruption three years ago is allowing people to claim the 2017 value of their property up to $230,000.
Erupting Hawaii volcano’s alert level is lowered to ‘watch’October 6, 2021 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — U.S. Geological Survey officials have lowered the alert level for a Hawaii volcano, saying they expect its latest eruption to remain confined to the summit.
The eruption began last week in Kilauea volcano's Halemaumau crater at the summit on the Big Island.
EXPLAINER: What Kilauea’s history tells us about its futureSeptember 30, 2021 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — Kilauea, one of the most active volcanos on Earth, began erupting on Hawaii’s Big Island Wednesday. The eruption is not in an area with homes and is entirely contained within Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano erupts, lava fountains form in parkSeptember 30, 2021 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — One of the most active volcanos on Earth is erupting on Hawaii's Big Island.
Officials with the U.S. Geological Survey confirmed Wednesday that an eruption has begun in Kilauea volcano's Halemaumau crater at the volcano's summit.
EXPLAINER: Is Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano going to erupt again?August 26, 2021 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — Scientists say the immediate potential for an eruption at Hawaii's Kilauea volcano has declined after earthquakes and ground swelling subsided in the 24 hours leading up to Thursday morning.
Potential for eruption at Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano declinesAugust 26, 2021 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory said Thursday it lowered its alert level for Kilauea volcano to advisory from watch after the immediate potential for an eruption had diminished.
The observatory said it acted after earthquake activity and ground swelling decreased during the past 24 hours.
EXPLAINER: Is Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano going to erupt again?August 26, 2021 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — The ground at the summit of Kilauea volcano in Hawaii has been rumbling and swelling in recent days, prompting scientists to warn that the mountain could once again disgorge lava. But there's no indication an eruption is imminent.
Scientists detect earthquake swarm at Hawaii volcanoAugust 25, 2021 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — Geologists on Tuesday said they had detected a swarm of earthquakes at Hawaii's Kilauea volcano, though it is not erupting.
The quakes began overnight and continued into the morning, The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory said.
5.2 quake on Hawaii’s Big Island felt as far away as KauaiJuly 6, 2021 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — A magnitude 5.2 earthquake has hit off Hawaii's Big Island.
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake hit less than 3 miles (5 kilometers) offshore of the northwest coast of the Big Island Monday.
Earthquake at underwater Hawaii volcano shakes Big IslandJune 3, 2021 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — An earthquake at an active deep sea volcano off Hawaii shook the Big Island but didn't appear to have any impact on other nearby volcanoes and no significant damage was reported.
Hawaii officials want evacuation plan for Mauna Loa volcanoJune 1, 2021 GMT
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Hawaii is creating an emergency evacuation plan for the Big Island in preparation for the next eruption of the largest active volcano on Earth.
A state Senate resolution adopted in March asks the state's emergency management division to develop evacuation plans for impact zones around Mauna Loa volcano, the Hawaii Tribune-Herald reported Monday.
Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano stops erupting after months of lavaMay 27, 2021 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano has stopped erupting.
The U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory updated the status of the Big Island volcano Wednesday.
Kilauea, which had been erupting at its summit crater since December, has “paused” producing new lava, the USGS said.
Earthquake hits beneath south flank of Kilauea VolcanoMay 23, 2021 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — A magnitude 4.2 earthquake struck Sunday beneath the south flank of Kilauea Volcano on the island of Hawaii, the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reported.
The earthquake was centered about 9 miles (15 kilometers) south of the volcano, at a depth of about 5 miles (7.5 kilometers), the observatory said.
Lava spatters, flows inside crater of Hawaii volcanoJanuary 4, 2021 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — Lava spattered and flowed over the weekend inside the crater of a Hawaii volcano that began erupting in December...
Park rangers cite visitors to Hawaii volcano eruption siteDecember 26, 2020 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — Park rangers have cited dozens of people who have gathered at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park to witness an ongoing eruption of the Kilauea volcano...
Hawaii tour firm reports more buyers after volcano eruptionDecember 24, 2020 GMT
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — One Hawaii helicopter tour company has seen a substantial rise in bookings after a volcano eruption and following months of limited business due to the coronavirus pandemic...
Hawaii volcano gushes lava from vents in summit craterDecember 23, 2020 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii volcano that began erupting for the first time in two years continued Wednesday to gush lava from two vents in its summit crater, but the molten rock posed no threat to people...
Lava lake forms as Hawaii volcano erupts after 2-year breakDecember 23, 2020 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — Lava was rising more than 3 feet (1 meter) per hour in the deep crater of a Hawaii volcano that began erupting over the weekend after a two-year break, scientists said Tuesday...
Volcano erupts on Hawaii’s Big Island, draws crowds to parkDecember 22, 2020 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island roared back to life Sunday night as lava went shooting into the air, boiling away a water lake and sending a massive plume of steam, gas and ash soaring into the atmosphere...
Water in Hawaii volcano could trigger explosive eruptionsAugust 3, 2019 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — For the first time in recorded history, a pond of water has been discovered inside the summit crater of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano, a development that could signal a shift to a more explosive phase of future eruptions...
Hawaii officials say new ramp best option at volcano beachJune 11, 2019 GMT
POHOIKI BAY, Hawaii (AP) — Engineers in Hawaii have recommended building a new boat ramp at a site blocked by last year's Kilauea volcano eruption, a report said...
Man badly injured after falling into Hawaii volcano craterMay 2, 2019 GMT
HAWAII VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK, Hawaii (AP) — A man was seriously injured after crossing a safety barrier and falling into a Hawaii volcano crater, authorities said.
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park rangers and Hawaii Island fire crews rescued the man Wednesday night after he fell 60 to 70 feet (18 to 21 meters) at Kilauea volcano's Halemaumau crater on the Big Island, The Honolulu Star-Advertiser HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Scientists measuring the thickness of Kilauea volcano's newest lava flows have said molten rock added as much as 180 feet (55 meters) of lava to parts of the Big Island last year.
Scientists measure thickness of Kilauea lava flows in HawaiiFebruary 24, 2019 GMT
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Scientists measuring the thickness of Kilauea volcano's newest lava flows have said molten rock added as much as 180 feet (55 meters) of lava to parts of the Big Island last year.
Government ranks 18 US volcanoes as ‘very high threat’October 25, 2018 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Government scientists have classified 18 U.S. volcanoes as "very high threat" because of what's been happening inside them and how close they are to people...
Hawaii volcanoes park could reopen several areas soonSeptember 3, 2018 GMT
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is on track to reopen several areas later this month after closing in May because of the Kilauea volcano eruption, park officials said.
The National Park Service is planning to reopen several trails, roads and popular sites at the Big Island park on Sept.
The Latest: Warnings dropped as Lane turns away from HawaiiAugust 25, 2018 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Lane (all times local):
The National Weather Service has dropped all warnings for tropical storm Lane, saying it is now moving away from Hawaii...
Ige wins Hawaii Democratic governor primaryAugust 12, 2018 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — Despite a challenging first term marked by both natural and man-made disasters, Hawaii Gov...
Hawaii grapples with lava, hurricane as election nearsAugust 7, 2018 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — As Hawaii readies for its primary elections on Saturday, voters are grappling with an erupting volcano and Hurricane Hector...
Road damage from earthquakes is latest Hawaii volcano perilAugust 3, 2018 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — Officials on Hawaii's Big Island, where the Kilauea volcano has been spewing huge amounts of lava for months, are bracing for the possibility that frequent earthquakes will cut off a major highway...
Hawaii tour passengers recall molten rock hitting their boatJuly 24, 2018 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — A passenger on a tour boat that was hit by lava off Hawaii's Big Island last week shielded his girlfriend and said he was waiting for death as searing debris ripped through the catamaran's roof...
Hawaii town hopes lava tourism will bring economic reliefJuly 19, 2018 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — Stunning images of Hawaii's erupting Kilauea volcano have captivated people around the world...
AP Photos: Weeks later, Hawaii volcano gushes onJuly 19, 2018 GMT
PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — A tour boat accident has drawn renewed attention to Hawaii's Kilauea volcano, but for HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii tour boat operators plan to continue taking visitors to see lava, but will follow the Coast Guard's revised policy and stay farther away after an explosion caused molten rock to barrel through the roof of a vessel, injuring 23 people...
Hawaii lava boat tours continue after explosion, injuriesJuly 17, 2018 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii tour boat operators plan to continue taking visitors to see lava, but will follow the Coast Guard's revised policy and stay farther away after an explosion caused molten rock to barrel through the roof of a vessel, injuring 23 people...
NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this weekJune 22, 2018 GMT
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue headlines of the week. None of these stories is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media...
NOT REAL NEWS: Erupting Hawaii volcano not raining gemstonesJune 20, 2018 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — The ongoing eruption of the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii is not causing crystals to rain from the sky despite reports of residents finding little green gems in the area...
‘There was a future’: Past Hawaii eruptions provide lessonsJune 15, 2018 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — Lava pouring out of a Hawaii volcano burned down Mary Dressler's home and her town 28 years ago...
Jurassic World cast reacts to real-world volcanic disastersJune 14, 2018 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — The lava pours from the ceilings. It explodes from the mountaintop. It creeps, then pours and roars down the mountainside as people frantically try to escape — with dinosaurs chasing after them...
Some lava evacuees may return to homes during ‘stable’ flowJune 12, 2018 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — Officials on Hawaii's Big Island let some people back into their homes and scaled down emergency operations Monday as lava flowed into the ocean on a path that wasn't threatening new areas...
Eruption of lava continues from vent in Hawaii neighborhoodJune 9, 2018 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii volcano continues to erupt from a vent in a Big Island community, sending a stream of lava toward the ocean...
Hawaii lava evacuee recounts neighborhood shooting near flowJune 8, 2018 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — A woman who evacuated her Hawaii home because of the erupting Kilauea volcano said Thursday she filmed an angry neighbor shooting at a man near a lava flow...
Scientists: No way to know when Hawaii eruption will endJune 8, 2018 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — Lava from the Kilauea volcano that flowed into Kapoho Bay has created nearly a mile of new land and officials with the U...
Scientists reap data from Hawaii’s rumbling Kilauea volcanoJune 7, 2018 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii's Kilauea volcano may be disrupting life in paradise with its bursts of ash and bright-orange lava, but it also has scientists wide-eyed, eager to advance what's known about volcanoes...
Volcano creates new land after lava fills Hawaii ocean bayJune 7, 2018 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — A neighborhood called Vacationland on Hawaii's Big Island had disappeared as lava poured into two oceanfront subdivisions, smothering hundreds of homes and filling an ocean bay, turning it into new land that now juts into the sea...
Hawaii volcano lava destroys hundreds of homes overnightJune 6, 2018 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — Lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano destroyed hundreds more homes overnight, overtaking two oceanfront communities where residents were advised to evacuate last week, officials said Tuesday...
Lava from Hawaii volcano destroys 117 Big Island homesJune 5, 2018 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — Lava from Hawaii's erupting Kilauea volcano has destroyed more than 100 homes in a rural Big Island district...
Lava flows cut off access to more Hawaii neighborhoodsJune 2, 2018 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — A lava flow from the erupting Kilauea volcano has cut off access to Kapoho and Vacationland on Hawaii's Big Island, officials said Saturday...
Hawaii volcano lava burns 2 buildings at geothermal plantJune 2, 2018 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — Lava has burned down two buildings at a geothermal plant near Hawaii's erupting Kilauea volcano...