USGS-HVO Volcano Watch: Why do so many deep earthquakes happen around Pāhala? The USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) detects tens of thousands of earthquakes each year. Currently, one of the most active areas of seismicity is Kīlauea's lower Southwest Rift Zone. This area produces numerous d... View Post

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More footage of the water in Halemaʻumaʻu - Kīlauea Volcano https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WLpBMa1576I&fbclid=IwAR2Drzw2ITK8BqOLVnrabb-03etSdS3pgbkm8IE0DnFB2nHClNEtaKQMSJ8

Naming 'Fissure 8' - Ahu ʻAilāʻau Explained by Kāhuna Keone Kalawe Music from Ikaika Marzo This video looks to clarify and explain the name proposed by local kupuna; Ahu ʻAilāʻau https://youtu.be/KmY1bHgTocM

Andy Irons: Kissed by God - Free Community Screening Friday, October 4, 2019 from 6-8pm at the UH Hilo Performing Arts Center. (Free for first 500 people) A one time event.

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USGS-HVO Volcano Watch: Geologic history of Mauna Loa's southeast flank revealed in new map The recently published "Geologic map of the central-southeast flank of Mauna Loa volcano" is the culmination of years of field work by the U.S. Geological Survey. This updated map supersedes the "Geologic... View Post

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USGS-HVO Re-samples The Keller Well On The Edge Of The Kilauea Caldera, Nearest Well To The Halema'uma'u Crater Lake. HVO field engineers and staff conducted quarterly work at a deep borehole, known as the Keller Well, at the summit of Kīlauea Volcano today (Sept. 24). They lowered a sensor into... View Post

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VOLCANO WATCH, USGS-HVO (2019-09-26) Volcano Watch is a weekly article and activity update written by U.S. Geological Survey Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientists and colleagues. Followup questions can be asked to USGS Volcanoes or emailed to askHVO@usgs.gov -----------------------------------... View Post

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9/25/19 County Council District 5 Update Last night, District 5 Councilman Matt Kanealii Kleinfelder hosted a community meeting at the Pāhoa Community Center. Matt reviewed his priorities for the community and progress on multiple projects to date. A brief recap is below. For those who missed this ... View Post

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Parents, let your children see that you care about the environment through your actions. Go cleanup the community that you live in and bring them along. Pick up trash in your parks and along creeks and rivers before they rise this fall and wash everything out to the ocean. Show them you are conce... View Post

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Kilauea Iki Trail Now Open In Its Entirety Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park is pleased to announce the reopening of Kīlauea Iki Trail in its entirety. About half of the trail has been open since April 19, 2019, but the rest of the four-mile loop remained closed for repairs until now. Kīlauea Iki ... View Post

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