Posts Tagged “Kilauea”
Hawaii volcanoes are the hottest attraction in the islands of Hawaii. Literally. Here is a look at the amazing things you’ll find while visiting Hawaii volcanoes for a vacation experience you wont forget!
The Big Island of Hawaii is home to the world’s most active volcano, Kilauea. This past week Kilauea Volcano has had increased activity and lava levels in the crater have been rising. The best time for Hawaii volcano tours is when it’s most active, so here’s a look at what’s hot right now.
Big Island, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is home to fascinating sites. What do you see on a volcano tour? Hawaii’s best, hands down.
What is the Puu Oo Crater? The Puu Oo Crater is a cinder-and-spatter cone which was created during explosive eruptions in the eastern rift zone of the Kilauea Volcano. A series of lava fountains which began in 1983 built the massive cinder-and-spatter cone. The same eruption which created the Puu Oo crater also caused a [...]
A lava lake in the Puʻu ʻŌʻō Crater on the Big Island of Hawaii recently collapsed with lava spilling out over the slopes, forming a branched flow that has yet to subside. Over the past few months, an active lava lake had been building up steadily. The United States Geological Society has been tracking the lake’s growth [...]
Visitors to the Big Island of Hawaii have been quite fortunate this week due to frequent volcanic activity. At the Halema’uma’u Overlook a lava lake appeared deep within the vent this past week. Scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory observed a drastic rise and fall in the lava lake’s level. Due to [...]
Its now been 28 years since Mt. Kilauea started erupting on the Big Island of Hawaii. Its east rift zone started erupting January 3rd 1983, and is still active today. Its presence is still strong having devastating two homes just last year in Kalapana Gardens. In 1990, Mt. Kilauea did its worst damage by destroying [...]
Imagine living in an area where a volcano has been erupting for 28 years! Thats the Big Island for you, and Mt. Kilauea just had its birthday. Its east rift zone started erupting January 3rd 1983, and is still active today.