Water appears in Halemaʻumaʻu – Kīlauea Volcano – lanikai-beach

USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientists Matt Patrick and Jim Kauahikaua talk about the water that appeared at the bottom of Halemaʻumaʻu, a crater at the summit of Kīlauea Volcano, in July 2019 and continues to rise today. They address why it appeared, how it’s monitored, and its potential hazards. Contact: askhvo@usgs.gov

Day Hike to Mauna Loa Volcano Summit - lanikai-beach.net

(time stamps below) What a grand day! I executed a day hike (nearly 13 miles) to/from the summit of Mauna Loa, the largest volcano on our planet. I spent the day discerning between “You can’t do this,” and “You shouldn’t do this.” Sometimes you just need to get outside, to go within. I began the […]

Fantastically Beautiful Eruption of the Mauna Loa Volcano, Hawaii. 1940 – 1984. - lanikai-beach.net

Mauna Loa volcano is one of five volcanoes that form the Island of Hawaii in the Pacific Ocean. Mauna Loa has is the world’s largest subaerial, its most active giant shield volcano. Location: 19.475 N 155.608 W. Elevation above sea level: 4,170 m. Area: 5,271 km2 (50.5% of Hawaii island Volume: 80,000 km3. Mauna Loa’s […]

Mauna Loa Volcano Hawaii — 1930’s Eruption - lanikai-beach.net

Remarkable silent film, 16mm Kodachrome movie film, YouTube of it’s day. Probably the first color film ever made of a volcanic eruption. Mokuaweoweo Crater eruption filmed probably in late 1935 by Harold T. Stearns, a USGS Hydrologist-Volcanologist. The lava fountains are hundreds of feet high, the erupting fissure inside the crater is about two thousand […]