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Links to info about Hawaiʻi's two most active volcanoes:

Kīlauea: Daily eruption updates, maps and photos/videos.

Mauna Loa: Weekly updates and current monitoring data.

Volcano Awareness Continues Online

Kīlauea summit lava lake within Halemaʻumaʻu, Feb. 4, 2017 (left); "firehose flow" at Kīlauea Volcano's ocean entry, Jan. 28, 2017 (right).

The "official" month promoting volcano awareness has ended, but we hope your quest to better understand Hawaiʻi Island's active volcanoes continues beyond January.

Some of the 2017 Volcano Awareness Month talks by HVO scientists and University of Hawaiʻi colleagues were recorded. Links to those videos are listed below:

Volcanic air pollution (vog) in Hawaii is the topic of an HVO/Department of Health interview recorded by Na Leo TV (Video on Demand): Big Island Safety: Hawaii Interagency Vog Information Dashboard


More Volcano Information from HVO and Beyond

Earthquake seismogramReport a felt earthquake to HVO using this form.
More USGS Volcano Web sites

Volcano WatchCurrent issue of Volcano Watch essay, written weekly by USGS scientists.
National Park ServiceHawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park, home to HVO. Find visitor information and resources here. Graphic: Kids DoorVolcanoes for kids, from the Volcano World website.
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