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Hawaii Volcano

How Do You Measure The Speed Of Lava? Very Carefully

AP | JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER | Posted 09.17.2014 | Green

HONOLULU (AP) -- Scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory have been monitoring every twist and turn of lava creeping un...

Hawaiians: Don't Divert Lava Flow Threatening Homes

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 09.12.2014 | Green

The last few weeks have been a stressful waiting game for some residents on Hawaii's Big Island as a lava flow from Kilauea Volcano creeps toward the ...

Lava Flow On Hawaii's Big Island Inches Closer To Homes

AP | JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER | Posted 08.25.2014 | Green

HONOLULU (AP) -- Scientists are monitoring lava flowing from a Hawaii volcano eruption that could threaten homes. The June 27 lava flow, named for ...

Awe-Inducing Time Lapse Of Hawaii's Volcanoes Will Fill You With Wonder

The Huffington Post | Clarke Reilly | Posted 06.25.2014 | Green

We all know nothing is certain but death and taxes. There's another fact, however, that will likely remain true for generations to come. You can't ...

LOOK: 8 Top Destinations For Science Nerds This Summer

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 05.27.2014 | Science

What's the best place on Earth for viewing the Milky Way? And when is the best time to see those cute turtle hatchlings on their first journey to the ...

This Is What A Hawaii Snow Day Looks Like (PHOTOS)

Posted 01.31.2014 | Green

You know that first day of spring? When everyone breaks out their warm-weather clothing and has that doofy smile on their face? Well, that just happen...

WATCH: Hawaii Volcano Spews Lava... And It Is Awesome

Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

It's not news that there is almost always lava flowing on the Big Island of Hawaii, but it is news when video captures that lava sputtering, spatterin...

New Study Sheds Light On Hawaii's Volcanic Past And Lava-Filled Future

Posted 10.08.2013 | Science

Everyone knows that the Hawaiian islands were formed by volcanic eruptions. But apparently the type of eruptions are not what was previously thought. ...

Geophysicists Foresee Better Way To Predict Volcanic Eruptions

Posted 09.02.2012 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi, OurAmazingPlanet Contributor Published: 08/31/2012 12:18 PM EDT on OurAmazingPlanet The secret movements of magma deep insi...

New Lava Flow Breaks Out At Hawaiian Volcano

AP | Posted 10.05.2011 | Green

HONOLULU -- Scientists say a new lava flow has broken out at Kilauea, a volcano that has been continuously erupting for nearly three decades. The lava...

Hawaii Volcano Eruption Sparks Wildfire

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

HONOLULU -- Authorities say lava from a volcano eruption in Hawaii has sparked a wildfire in Volcanoes National Park. Park firefighters said Monday...

Hawaii Volcano Erupts (VIDEO)

United Press International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Officials on the big island of Hawaii say a spectacular volcanic eruption under way Tuesday so far has not caused any additional problems with air qu...