Mauna Loa showing more activity since Kilauea eruption

Mauna Loa looms above Keaau in this aerial photo taken in September 2014. (HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald)

Tourists view Mauna Loa in March from the Mauna Kea Access Road. (HOLLYN JOHNSON/Hawaii Tribune-Herald)

HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald Mauna Loa is seen Saturday morning from West Hawaii.

HILO — The Hawaii Volcano Observatory is monitoring Mauna Loa closely as the volcano shows signs of increasing activity following the Kilauea eruption.