VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK A good field geologist is an opportunist. Never content with what outcrops are available, she jumps at the chance to see another one, hoping that it will provide a better understanding to some question about what happened in the past. But it isnt every day that new outcrops are created, and rarer still when they are on the scale of those formed during the faulting of Kilauea Volcanos caldera floor in summer 2018.
HAWAII VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK The end of Kilaueas 2018 eruption this past September was accompanied by an enormous decrease in the amount of sulfur dioxide gas (SO2) emitted from the volcano. This has led to beautifully clear skies gracing Hawaii Island, particularly noticeable on the west side, where the volcanic pollution known as vog chronically collected in past years.
VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK Early Wednesday morning, just before 1 a.m., houses in East Hawaii began to shake. Without a doubt, it was an earthquake. To those who endured the near-daily shaking from last summers collapse events at Kilaueas summit, this weeks earthquake was clearly different.
KAILUA-KONA — Tropical Storm Olivia continues to weaken as it approaches Hawaii Island and Maui County, forecasters said early Tuesday evening.
KAILUA-KONA — Big Islanders could begin to feel the effects of Hurricane Olivia as early as Tuesday night, forecasters with the Central Pacific Hurricane Center said Monday evening.