• Volcano December 21, 2020 5:51 am

    Kilauea Volcano Erupts  in Hawaii 

    The Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island erupted on Sunday night. 

  • Volcano December 21, 2020 8:30 pm

    Volcano Erupts on Hawaii's Big Island, Draws Crowds to Park

    People are lining up to try to get a look at Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano on the Big Island, which erupted Sunday night and spewed ash and steam into the atmosphere

  • United States September 23, 2018 10:27 am

    National Park in Hawaii Reopens After Monthslong Kilauea Volcano Eruption

    A national park in Hawaii has reopened after being closed for more than four months because of Kilauea volcano’s latest eruption, which caused widespread damage to park infrastructure and dramatically changed its landscape. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park officials said there were no lines or waiting for visitors to catch a glimpse of the volcano that made headlines across the world...

  • Hawaii June 8, 2018 5:48 am

    No Way to Know When Hawaii Eruption Will End: Scientists

    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 still very active and there’s no way to know when the eruption will end or if more lava-spewing vents will open. The fast-moving lava poured into the low-laying coastal Hawaii...

  • Hawaii June 6, 2018 12:19 pm

    Kilauea Volcano Destroys Hundreds Of Homes in Hawaii

    Lava pouring from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano destroyed two oceanfront communities Tuesday, burning hundreds of homes. Authorities say no one was hurt because residents listened warnings and were able to evacuate. The Hawaii National Guard warns there is still a threat and that not everyone in danger from the lava has left.

  • Hawaii June 6, 2018 4:49 am

    Hawaii Volcano Lava Destroys Hundreds of Homes Overnight

    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. No injuries were reported as most residents heeded the advice to leave.

  • driver June 1, 2018 9:57 pm

    Hawaii Volcano Lava Burns 2 Buildings at Geothermal Plant

    Lava has burned down two buildings at a geothermal plant near Hawaii’s erupting Kilauea volcano. A substation and adjacent warehouse that stored a drilling rig at the Puna Geothermal Venture were covered by lava on Wednesday, according to a Thursday statement from Ormat Technologies, the Nevada company that owns the plant. The main access road to the plant has also...

  • NBC June 2, 2018 9:38 pm

    ‘Firenado' Captured in Kilauea's Volcanic Eruption

    Video of a “firenado” during Kilauea’s volcanic eruption was shared on social media.

  • spokesman May 28, 2018 4:10 am

    Lava Covers Plugged Well at Hawaii Geothermal Plant Property

    Lava from the Kilauea volcano covered at least one well Sunday at a geothermal power plant on the Big Island, according to a Hawaii County Civil Defense report. The well was successfully plugged in anticipation of the lava flow, and a second well 100 feet (30.5 meters) away has also been secured, according to the report. The plugs protect against...

  • San Diego May 27, 2018 4:32 pm

    Marines Standing By to Help Evacuate Residents Threatened by Hawaii Volcano

    The Marine Corps is now on standby to potentially help residents threatened by the Kilauea volcano. At least 1,000 residents are still holding ground despite continued lava flows, a plume of ash that is now 10,000 feet high and the threat of methane gas explosions.

  • NBC May 25, 2018 6:45 pm

    Marines Called to Help Evacuate Hawaii

    About 1,000 residents in Hawaii still haven’t evacuated, so the government is stepping in. NBC 7’s Artie Ojeda has more information.

  • spokeswoman May 24, 2018 6:46 am

    Hawaii Volcano Produces Methane and ‘Eerie' Blue Flames

    Scientists in Hawaii have captured rare images of blue flames burning from cracks in the pavement as Kilauea volcano gushes fountains of lava in the background, offering a look at a new dimension in the volcano’s weeks-long eruption. The volcano produces methane when hot lava buries and burns plants and trees. The gas flows through the ground and up through...

  • NBC NEWS May 23, 2018 11:46 am

    Man Hit by Hawaiian ‘Lava Bomb': It Had ‘Just So Much Force'

    A man who had his leg shattered by a “lava bomb” ejected by Hawaii’s Kilauea vocano on Saturday told NBC News he could have been killed if it had hit another part of his body. Darryl Clinton was the first person to be seriously injured in Kilauea’s latest eruptive period. He was hurt by a piece of rock and lava...

  • Daniel Macht May 23, 2018 4:17 am

    Energy Wells Plugged as Hawaii's Volcano Sends Lava Nearby

    Production 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 (329.8 hectare) property where the Puna Geothermal Venture wells occupy around 40 acres (16 hectares). Residents have been concerned about hazards if...

  • Mayor May 22, 2018 4:24 am

    Toxic Cloud Caused by Hawaii Volcano Lava Emerges Over Ocean

    White 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: A toxic steam cloud. Authorities on Sunday warned the public to stay away the cloud that formed by a chemical...

  • San Diego May 18, 2018 8:13 am

    Masks Help Hawaii Cope With Ash Plume, Toxic Air

    The Red Cross of San Diego has sent 5 volunteers to Hawaii to help with the hundreds of people displaced.

  • Hawaii May 17, 2018 6:22 am

    Quakes Damage Roads as Ash Spews From Hawaii Volcano

    Earthquakes 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 (90 centimeters), as the threat of a strong, explosive eruption at the top of the volcano...

  • Hawaii May 13, 2018 1:21 pm

    Awe and Fear: Lava in Hawaii Sloshes, Oozes, Crackles, Roars

    The lava hisses, crackles and sizzles. It roars like an engine, the sheer force causing an audible whoosh as it sloshes and bubbles. It shoots into the sky, bright orange and full of danger, or oozes along the pavement, a giant bubbling blob of black marshmallow-looking mess, crushing homes and making roads impassable. For the past week, Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano...

  • DONALD TRUMP May 12, 2018 11:53 pm

    Hawaii Volcano Spawns New Fissure Near Geothermal Plant

    Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano spawned a new lava fissure Saturday, emitting minor lava spatter less than a mile from a geothermal energy plant. The U.S. Geological Survey said 16 fissures have now opened up on the Big Island. The latest arose around 6:45 a.m. about 1 mile (1.6 kilometer) northeast of the last fissure in the Leilani Estates neighborhood. Scientists said...

  • Hawaii May 8, 2018 9:18 am

    Hawaii's Volcano Eruption May Not Be Covered Under Travel Insurance

    Scientists say it’s unclear how long the Kilauea volcano eruption will continue, and that’s leaving many travelers in a panic. But travel insurance experts say the eruption only won’t be covered under most travel insurance policies.

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