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NASA Disasters: Interactive Kilauea Aerial Map

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NASA Disasters: Interactive Kilauea Aerial Map NASA Disasters – Kilauea Airborne Science Story Map:  NASA’s ongoing airborne efforts to understand the volcanic eruption resulted in this interactive map (below). On May 3rd, 2018, the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island erupted from new fissures and sent lava flowing over streets and neighborhoods. As the eruption […]

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Video: How Covering The Volcano Eruption Changed A Life

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Kilauea Video: A Civil Beat documentary chronicles the spectacular and destructive power of the four-month-long Kilauea eruption. Watch this 15 minute video below. Big Island Hawaii: ‘Into The Fire’: How Covering A Volcano Changed This Photographer’s Life For Anthony Quintano, former Honolulu Civil Beat photographer and engagement editor, covering the Kilauea eruption — the fiery […]

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What’s In A Name? Only a few (famous) people can be known by only one name – Adele, Oprah, Bono, Cher, Ronaldo, Sting, Neymar, Kobe…   Hualālai  Is Her Name: Hualālai goes by just one name. Her name isn’ Mt. Hualalai, Mount Hualalai, Hualalai Mountain or Hualalai Volcano – it is just one name only, Hualalai. Hualālai Information: Hualalai is […]

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How The Hawaii Volcanic ‘Hot Spot’ Created The Hawaiian Islands

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What Is A Volcanic ‘Hot Spot’ And What Does That Have To Do With Hawaiian Island Formation? A volcanic hot spot is an upwelling in the earth’s mantle. Magma rises up through the earth and as magma escapes, it forms a volcano. Imagine a nail in a tire, the air that escapes through the puncture is […]

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The Big Island Is Both The Youngest, And Oldest, Island

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Why The Big Island Is The ‘Youngest’ Island: The Big Island is somewhere between 400,000 and 800,000 years old – the youngest of any of the Hawaiian Islands. Pay a visit to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and you can see fresh lava, days, hours and even minutes old. The Big Island is the newest of all […]

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Kilauea – USGS Volcano Hazard Webcams: Kīlauea Volcano

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USGS Kīlauea Volcano – Live Webcams The United States Geological Survey (USGS Volcano Hazard) provides volcano-related webcams:  Fissure 8, the recent lava flows in the LERZ, Pu’u O’o, Halema’uma’u, and Mauna Loa. For static cameras, images update every 15 minutes. USGS Live Kīlauea Volcano Webcams (not always ‘live’ due to volcanic conditions) Kīlauea Volcano Summit […]

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USGS Volcano Hazard Webcams: Kīlauea, Lower East Rift Zone, & Mauna Loa

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The United States Geological Survey (USGS Volcano Hazard) provides volcano-related webcams:  Fissure 8, the recent lava flows in the LERZ, Pu’u O’o, Halema’uma’u, and Mauna Loa. Cameras update every 15 minutes. USGS Live Kīlauea Volcano Webcams Kīlauea Volcano Summit Live Stream from the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory observation tower viewed toward the east-southeast. Kīlauea Volcano […]

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Kilauea: Peering Into The Throat Of Pele

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Thanks to Jason Twillman   Notice the ‘Hand of God’ in the lower left corner.

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Kilauea: Volcanic Tides 4K Trailer

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You’ve experienced the fear of Kilauea, now see the movie… Volcanic Tides 20-Minute Film  – Experience Kilauea over a two-year lapse as it burns through the island of Hawaii and maps an entirely new landscape. Here is the one-minute trailer. Volcanic Tides 4K Trailer  Get lost in the mesmerizing force of one of the most […]

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