Photos from the Mauna Loa Eruption - Eruption with lava from an active volcano

Mauna Loa Eruption Information

The Big Island has some exciting new geologic activity!   On December 13, the Hawaii Volcano Observatory determined the eruption which began on November 27 is no longer erupting. The Mauna Loa eruption began in the summit caldera of Mauna Loa, inside Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. For almost two weeks, brilliant glowing lava could be …
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Dr. Thomas Jaggar – A Volcanic Hero in Hawaii

Dr. Thomas Jaggar and wife, Isabel Maydwell – 1917 He did not wear a cape and cannot compare with the legendary Pele, but the work of Volcanologist, Thomas Jaggar, lives on in humble heroic fashion at Kilauea. Visitors to Volcano are often unaware that Jaggar was the driving force in establishing the Hawaii Volcano Observatory …
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Hawaii Volcano Visit

Hawaii Volcano Visit photo courtesy:  HVNP Wide open spaces, a variety of micro climates and the natural beauty is what draws amny to the Big Island of Hawaii. But, the most popular attraction on the largest island in the Hawaiian Island chain is by far the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Home of several active and …
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Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park – Hiking on the Big Island

Big Island visitors and residents will get the chance to hike an area of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park that most people don’t get to see. It’s called Kahuku, and it’s located on the park’s southernmost section near South Point. As part of the 10th-anniversary celebration of the opening of Kahuku, park rangers will offer free …
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New Lava Eruption at Kilauea Volcano

Lava is currently flowing down Kilauea’s east rift zone. Visitors on the Big Island are in for a treat, as a new lava flow has just broken out of Kilauea Volcano at the Pu‘u ‘O‘o Crater. Contained entirely within Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, the flow is located less than a half mile from the Kamoamoa …
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