Lava viewing site takes shape

HILO — “Managing expectations” will be key to the success of a public-private partnership to create a lava viewing area now that the lava flow has subsided.

Tiltmeters measure tiny changes that can have big consequences

VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK — The USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) uses a diverse set of instruments to monitor active volcanoes in Hawaii. These include seismometers, gas sensors, GPS stations, and webcams. Each provides a unique type of data critical to understanding volcanic systems.

Lava recovery wish list scaled down by county

A decision on a whether there will be a special session of the state Legislature to consider disaster relief funding appropriation, especially for Puna communities impacted by lava from Kilauea volcano’s lower East Rift Zone eruption, needs to be made soon.

FEMA, SBA deadlines pass

Nearly 3,000 Big Island residents affected by the Kilauea eruption applied for federal disaster assistance before the application deadline passed Wednesday.

HVO represents at worldwide volcano summit 10 in Italy

VOLCANO — In 1902, Thomas A. Jaggar, a geologist and founder of the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO), visited the scene of one of the most deadly volcanic disasters in modern history: Mount Pelee on the Caribbean Island of Martinique.