Sampling the water in Halema’uma’u – Kīlauea Volcano - lanikai-beach.net

USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientists Frank Younger and Patricia Nadeau talk about sampling the water at the bottom of Halemaʻumaʻu, a crater at the summit of Kīlauea Volcano. The water appeared in July 2019 and has steadily risen since then. On October 26, 2019, an unoccupied aerial system (UAS) was used to collect a sample […]

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 […]

Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano – Behind the News – lanikai-beach

There have been some pretty amazing pictures from the island of Hawaii. A volcano there, named Kilauea, has been erupting and spewing out rivers of lava which have destroyed homes and cars. It’s pretty scary stuff from a distance, so imagine what it’s like for the people who live there. We caught up with some […]

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 […]

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