Kilauea eruption not dangerous but offers spectacular sight

This photo shows people watching the eruption inside the summit crater of the Kilauea volcano Thursday. (Janice Wei /via AP)

This photo provided by Volcano Hideaways shows lava erupting at Kilauea volcano’s summit crater in Hawaii National Park on Friday. Hawaii’s Kilauea, one of the world’s most active volcanoes, is erupting again and providing a spectacle that includes bursting lava fountains and lava “waves” but no Big Island communities are in danger.(Jillian Marohnic/Volcano Hideaways via AP)

HONOLULU — Lava from Kilauea spurted high into the air and spread out across about 300 acres of the volcano’s summit crater floor, creating a spectacular sight as the mountain began erupting again after a few weeks’ hiatus.