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This image is from a temporary research camera positioned near Kapoho looking southwest. From left to right, one can see the eruptive fissures, with Fissure 15 on the far left, and Fissure 8 near the center. Webcam image taken Monday, July 9, 2018 courtesy of U.S. Geological Survey

Kilauea Eruption: Lava flow continues, higher SO2 levels may occur Monday night (July 9)

Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reports that Fissure 8 continues to be very active and is feeding a lava channel to the ocean at Kapoho. The flow is producing a broad ocean entry along the shoreline and continues to expand into Kapoho Beach Lots and north of Four Corners intersection. There is no immediate threat at this […]

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Fissure 8 (lower right) and open lava channel leading to the northeast. Geologists noted small lava-level fluctuations in the open channel overnight, which indicates intermittent variations in lava discharge from fissure 8. An increase in lava levels was noted about 1.5 hours after the collapse-explosion event at the volcano's summit at 02:55 a.m. HST. Evidence of a couple of recent, short-lived channel overflows were observed early this morning, but they had not reached the edge of the flow field. The small steam plumes in distance mark locations of fissures that erupted in early May at the beginning of the ongoing eruption. Photo taken Sunday, July 8, 2018 courtesy of U.S. Geological Survey

Kilauea Eruption: Lava flow continues and is spreading in the Kapoho area Sunday (July 8)

Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reports that Fissure 8 continues to be very active and is feeding a lava channel to the ocean at Kapoho. The flow is producing a broad ocean entry along the shoreline and continues to expand into Kapoho Beach Lots and north of Four Corners intersection.

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This image is from a temporary research camera positioned near Kapoho looking southwest. From left to right, one can see the eruptive fissures, with Fissure 15 on the far left, and Fissure 8 near the center. Webcam image taken Saturday, July 7, 2018 courtesy of U.S. Geological Survey

Kilauea Eruption: Lava flows in lower east rift zone continue Saturday (July 7)

Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reports that Fissure 8 continues to be very active and is feeding a lava channel to the ocean at Kapoho. The flow is producing a broad ocean entry along the shoreline, and continues to expand into Kapoho Beach Lots and the Four Corners intersection.

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The Fissure 8 lava flow through Leilani Estates. Photo taken Thursday, July 5, 2018 courtesy of Hawaii County Fire Department.

Kilauea Eruption: Fissure 8 flow still very active Friday (July 6)

Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reports that Fissure 8 continues to be very active and is feeding a lava channel to the ocean at Kapoho. The flow is producing a broad ocean entry along the shoreline and continues to expand into Kapoho Beach Lots and the Four Corners intersection.

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Having crusted over about 0.8 km (0.5 mi) upchannel from the ocean entry, lava oozes from the flow's molten interior to enter the sea along a broad flow front on the northern (Kapoho) side of the flow. Photo taken Thursday, July 5, 2018 courtesy of U.S. Geological Survey

Kilauea Eruption: Lava flow continues, community meeting at Cooper Center tonight Thursday (July 5)

Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reports that Fissure 8 continues to be very active and is feeding a lava channel to the ocean at Kapoho. The flow is producing a broad ocean entry along the shoreline and is also oozing fresh lava at Kapoho Beach Lots and a flow near the Four Corners area.

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USGS scientist observes the glow of fissure 8 fountain and channel within Leilani Estates. Steam rises from cracks and hot spots within the tephra deposit surrounding the cone. Frequent observations of the cone and channel are made throughout the day and night to track changes that could lead to signfiicant breakouts beyond the current flow field. Photo taken Wednesday, July 4, 2018 courtesy of U.S. Geological Survey

Kilauea Eruption: Lava flow with ocean entry continues Wednesday (July 4)

Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reports that Fissure 8 continues to be very active and is feeding a lava channel to the ocean at Kapoho. The flow is producing a broad ocean entry along the shoreline and is also oozing fresh lava at Kapoho Beach Lots and a flow near the Four Corners area.

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Fissure 8 and the upper lava channel, viewed from the early morning helicopter overflight of the lower East Rift Zone. Recent heavy rains have soaked into the still-warm tephra and the moisture rises as steam (right side of lava channel). Photo taken Tuesday, July 3, 2018 courtesy of U.S. Geological Survey

Kilauea Eruption: Lava flow continues, tradewinds return to push fumes to the south and west Tuesday (July 3)

Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reports that Fissure 8 continues to be very active and is feeding a lava channel to the ocean at Kapoho. The flow is producing a broad ocean entry along the shoreline. Fissure 22 is also active and producing a short flow.  Gas emissions from the fissure eruption and laze at the ocean […]

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Fountains from Fissure 8 spatter cone continue to supply lava to the open channel with intermittent small, short-lived overflows. Overflows appear as lighter gray to silver areas on the margins of the channel. A larger of active overflow can be seen in the upper right of the photograph. Photo taken Monday, July 2, 2018 courtesy of U.S. Geological Survey

Kilauea Eruption: Lava flow continues, plans for Hwy 130 to be fully opened Monday (July 2)

Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reports that Fissure 8 continues to be very active and is feeding a lava channel to the ocean at Kapoho. The flow is producing a broad ocean entry along the shoreline and is also oozing fresh lava at Kapoho Beach Lots. Fissure 22 is also active and producing a short flow.  Gas […]

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Kilauea Eruption: Eruption continues, trade winds to push vog south and west Sunday (July 1)

Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reports that Fissure 8 continues to be very active and is feeding a lava channel to the ocean at Kapoho. The flow is producing a broad ocean entry along the shoreline and is also oozing fresh lava at Kapoho Beach Lots. Fissure 22 is also active and producing a short flow.  Gas […]

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Map as of 3:00 p.m. HST, June 30, 2018. Given the dynamic nature of Kīlauea's lower East Rift Zone eruption, with changing vent locations, fissures starting and stopping, and varying rates of lava effusion, map details shown here are accurate as of the date/time noted. Shaded purple areas indicate lava flows erupted in 1840, 1955, 1960, and 2014-2015.

Kilauea Eruption: Fissure 8 very active, fissure 22 producing short flow Saturday (June 30)

Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reports that Fissure 8 continues to be very active and is feeding a lava channel to the ocean at Kapoho. The flow is producing a broad ocean entry along the shoreline and is also oozing fresh lava at Kapoho Beach Lots. Fissure 22 is also active and producing a short flow.  Gas […]

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Fissure 8 and the proximal lava flow channel on the morning of June 29. Low fountaining within the cone is still producing a vigorous supply of lava to the channel. Photo taken Friday, June 29, 2018 courtesy of U.S. Geological Survey

Kilauea Eruption: Lava flow ocean entry at Kapoho grows Friday (June 29)

The flow is producing a broad ocean entry along the shoreline, and is also oozing fresh lava at Kapoho Beach Lots.

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This image is from a temporary research camera positioned near Kapoho looking southwest. From left to right, one can see the eruptive fissures, with Fissure 15 on the far left, and Fissure 8 near the center. Webcam image taken Thursday, June 28, 2018 courtesy of U.S. Geological Survey

Kilauea Eruption: Another explosive event at Kilauea summit, Fissure 8 continues lava flow Thursday (June 28)

Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reports an explosive event occurred at Halemaumau Crater at 4:49 a.m. today.  On the East Rift Zone, Fissure 8 continues to be very active and is feeding a lava channel to the ocean at Kapoho. The flow is expanding south along the shoreline and is also oozing fresh lava at Kapoho Beach […]

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A small overflow from the lava channel (left side of image) captured by an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS). Small overflows on both sides of the channel occurred shortly after midnight in the uppermost part of channel. None of these overflows extended past the existing flow field. Image by the U.S. Geological Survey and Office of Aviation Services, Department of the Interior. Photo taken Wednesday, June 27, 2018 courtesy of U.S. Geological Survey

Kilauea Eruption: Lava flow and summit quakes continue Wednesday (June 27)

Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reports that Fissure 8 continues to be very active and is feeding a lava channel to the ocean at Kapoho. The flow is expanding south along the shoreline. Due to frequent earthquakes, residents in the Volcano area are advised to monitor utility connections of gas, electricity, and water after earthquakes.

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Lava from fissure 8 is entering the sea this morning on the southern portion of the flow front primarily through the open channel, but also along this 1 km (0.6 mi) wide area with multiple laze plumes from smaller oozing lobes. Photo taken Tuesday, June 26, 2018 courtesy of U.S. Geological Survey

Kilauea Eruption: Lava flow continues, community meeting tonight Tuesday (June 26)

Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reports that Fissure 8 continues to erupt with a full lava channel flowing to the ocean at Kapoho.

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