‘AILA’AU: Forest Eater is a short film that takes viewers on a journey through the infamous 2018 eruption of Kilauea’s lower east rift zone on the Big Island of Hawaii. Rather than use a more literal documentary style of storytelling, the film keeps a visceral, sensory-driven approach.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Welcome To The Newest, Above Sea-Level, (former) Hawaiian Island Hawaii has a (tiny) new baby (at least for now) island. A robust plume (below, center) was observed July 12, 2017, at the southern end of the ocean entry, which had migrated about 985 feet to the west. “No man is an island, entire of itself.” […]
Just What Is Vog? The term ‘vog’ refers to the hazy air pollution caused by the volcanic emissions from Kīlauea volcano, which are primarily water vapor (H2O), carbon dioxide (CO2), and sulfur dioxide (SO2) gas. In layman’s terms, vog is volcano emissions plus fog. If you are visiting from Southern California, a poor day of vog in […]