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January is Volcano Awareness Month on Hawaii

| | Dec 9 2017 - 9:53pm | Comments

With the hustle and bustle of the holidays upon us, Hawaii Island residents are likely giving little thought to the volcanic terrain beneath their feet. And that’s all right — for now.

  1. | Posted: Sep 11 2014 - 1:01am

    School officials are weighing options for keeping classes going, should lava encroach on roadways and populated areas in lower Puna.

  2. | Posted: Sep 11 2014 - 1:01am

    School officials are weighing options for keeping classes going, should lava encroach on roadways and populated areas in lower Puna.

  3. | Posted: Sep 10 2014 - 7:44am

    County Civil Defense Administrator Darryl Oliveira said Tuesday night officials are “looking at multiple other ways to create connectivity” in the event lava from the June 27 flow crosses Highway 130 and isolates lower Puna.

  4. | Posted: Sep 10 2014 - 7:44am

    County Civil Defense Administrator Darryl Oliveira said Tuesday night officials are “looking at multiple other ways to create connectivity” in the event lava from the June 27 flow crosses Highway 130 and isolates lower Puna.

  5. | Posted: Sep 10 2014 - 1:01am

    Fresh from restoring power to thousands of lower Puna residents after Tropical Storm Iselle, Hawaii Electric Light Co. is prepping for the possibility of outages wrought by lava from Kilauea volcano.

  6. | Posted: Sep 10 2014 - 1:01am

    Fresh from restoring power to thousands of lower Puna residents after Tropical Storm Iselle, Hawaii Electric Light Co. is prepping for the possibility of outages wrought by lava from Kilauea volcano.

  7. Posted: Sep 7 2014 - 1:02am

    Volcanoes are prominent in the news lately with eruptions near Barbardunga volcano in Iceland and Tavurvur volcano in Rabaul, Papua New Guinea, as well as Kilauea volcano’s continuing eruption on Hawaii Island. But to prevent any possible confusion, the volcanic activity in Iceland and Papua New Guinea is not affecting the eruption in Hawaii.

  8. Posted: Sep 7 2014 - 1:02am

    Volcanoes are prominent in the news lately with eruptions near Barbardunga volcano in Iceland and Tavurvur volcano in Rabaul, Papua New Guinea, as well as Kilauea volcano’s continuing eruption on Hawaii Island. But to prevent any possible confusion, the volcanic activity in Iceland and Papua New Guinea is not affecting the eruption in Hawaii.

  9. | Posted: Sep 7 2014 - 1:00am

    As the June 27 lava flow advances toward populated areas in lower Puna, one question continues to pop up during community discussions: Is there anything we can do to stop or redirect nature’s fury?

  10. | Posted: Sep 7 2014 - 1:00am

    As the June 27 lava flow advances toward populated areas in lower Puna, one question continues to pop up during community discussions: Is there anything we can do to stop or redirect nature’s fury?

  11. | Posted: Sep 4 2014 - 8:34am

    State and county officials visited Wednesday with residents of the 40-or-so households within Kaohe Homesteads in advance of a possible evacuation because of encroaching lava.

  12. | Posted: Sep 4 2014 - 8:34am

    State and county officials visited Wednesday with residents of the 40-or-so households within Kaohe Homesteads in advance of a possible evacuation because of encroaching lava.

  13. | Posted: Sep 3 2014 - 10:47am

    While Hawaii County Civil Defense announced its plans to give homeowners at least five days notice should evacuation be necessary because of the June 27 lava flow, that might not leave much time for residents looking to relocate large numbers of animals.

  14. | Posted: Sep 3 2014 - 10:47am

    While Hawaii County Civil Defense announced its plans to give homeowners at least five days notice should evacuation be necessary because of the June 27 lava flow, that might not leave much time for residents looking to relocate large numbers of animals.

  15. | Posted: Sep 3 2014 - 1:01am

    The Windward Planning Commission will consider approving a $750,000 study today to determine if geothermal development in Puna has harmed the health of residents.