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Kilauea Volcano

Watch This Woman Swim Up To Hawaii's Lava 'Waterfall'

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 08.11.2016 | Weird News

Alison Teal is no stranger to extreme adventures. She practically grew up traveling the world as a real-life “Tarzan Child” and even won Discovery...

Watch A Man Run Through A Scorching Lava Field And Try Not To Wince

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 08.03.2016 | Science

Some people like to live life on the edge. Others, like Kawika Singson, enjoy living even more dangerously: On fields of scorching lava. The Hawaii-bo...

Watch Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano Spew Lava Into The Pacific Ocean

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 07.29.2016 | Science

Thrill-seekers are flocking to the Hawaii coast, where lava is flowing from the Kilauea Volcano into the Pacific Ocean for the first time since 2013. ...

This Is What Happens When Lava Swallows A Tree

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 07.15.2016 | Science

When 2,000-degree lava oozes through a forest, it often reduces everything in its path to a fiery field of black rock. Once the flow has passed, howe...

Lava-cation: Start Planning Your Hawaii Volcano Holiday

Kristan Lawson | Posted 06.19.2016 | Travel
Kristan Lawson

Witnessing red-hot lava explode from an erupting volcano has always been on my personal bucket list. But since volcanic eruptions are unpredictable and rare, it was one natural wonder I assumed I'd never see.

Overflowing Lava Lake Puts On Incredible Show In Hawaii

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 04.30.2015 | Green

A lava lake on Hawaii's Big Island has seen rising levels of magma over the past week, causing several overflows. The high levels have also contribute...

WATCH: Beautiful Time-Lapse Dives Into The 'Fiery Blood Of Earth'

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 03.24.2015 | Green

In October, all eyes were on a small town in Hawaii as lava slowly inched its way from Kilauea volcano to the nearby Pahoa town center. Supermarke...

NASA's Latest Robot Is Exploring Earth's Volcanoes

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 02.09.2015 | Green

Sure, lava is amazing. But for geologists, the real intrigue lies just below the volcanic surface. It's why researchers at NASA’s Jet Propulsio...

What I Learned From a Town Threatened by Lava

Wendy Fontaine | Posted 03.07.2015 | Hawaii
Wendy Fontaine

I just spent 10 days vacationing in a community whose existence is threatened by a slow-moving wave of hot molten rock, and ever since I got home, I haven't been able to stop thinking about tiny Pahoa. There's more to this town than you might think.

This Is What Happens When You Step On Lava

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 12.19.2014 | Green

As lava on Hawaii's Big Island nears a shopping center and gas station (it is expected to make contact around Christmas), we're taking this video as a...

WATCH: Mesmerizing 'Lavafall' Consumes Hill In Hawaii

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 11.15.2014 | Green

Hawaii is known for its enchanting waterfalls, but the Big Island just took cascades to a whole new level. Behold: lavafalls. The fiery falls, as ...

Some Hawaii Residents Are Trying To Fight Lava With Garden Hose, 'Great Wall'

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 11.06.2014 | Green

On Hawaii's Big Island, a 2,000-degree river of lava is slowly crawling through the Pahoa Village, threatening the homes of 800 or more residents. ...

Watch Hawaii's Decades-Long Volcanic Eruption Get Dramatic

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 10.23.2014 | Green

Ever wondered what happens when something falls into a lake of molten lava? (Besides becoming Darth Vader, of course.) The video above, shot from t...

Photographer Captures Ominous Glow Of Hawaii's Approaching Lava Flow

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 10.08.2014 | Green

Lava's volatile nature and ominous glow make it one of nature's most visually captivating elements. For residents living near the Kilauea Volcano on H...

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 ...

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 ...

I'm With Stupid: Popping Tiny Bubbles of Volcanic Ignorance

Todd Hartley | Posted 07.19.2014 | Travel
Todd Hartley

I grew up in the East, so everything I know about Hawaii I learned from TV. Think Magnum, P.I.; Hawaii Five-0; The Brady Bunch: that kind of stuff.

These Stunning Homes Are Built On Top Of LAVA

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 04.12.2014 | HuffPost Home

Architect Craig Steely will turn your idea of Hawaii living on its head. The black lava fields that surround his modern designs may look more Martian ...

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...

The Volcano and the Goddess

Findery | Posted 03.16.2014 | Travel

The Hawaiian mountain has been steadily flowing since 1983! That makes it one of the most long-lived eruptions known on Earth.

Traveling With Kids: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Michele Bigley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Michele Bigley

Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park rocked my kids' world. Heck, it rocked my world. Where else on the planet can you see prehistoric landscapes, land boiling to life, LAVA!, and such stark lessons of the geology of the earth?

NASA Radar Peeks Inside Hawaiian Volcano

Posted 01.15.2012 | Science

By: Brett Israel Published: 01/14/2012 09:57 AM EST on OurAmazingPlanet Anyone can walk alongside the creeping lava on Hawaii's Mount Ki...

Watching the Birth of the Earth High Over Hawaii

James M. Clash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
James M. Clash

I was spiraling above the Big Island in a four-passenger Hughes 500 whirlybird. All that separated us from the ground was a few thousand feet of tropical air and some flimsy seat belts.

WATCH: Volcano Eruption Spews Lava 65 Feet High In Hawaii

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

VOLCANO, Hawaii (AP) -- A new vent has opened at one of the world's most active volcanoes, sending lava shooting up to 65 feet high, scientists at Kil...

Volcanoes: Hawaii Versus Iceland

Patrick Takahashi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Patrick Takahashi

Eyjafjallajokull, that Icelandic volcano which erupted on March 20, continued on for 14 months when last active in 1821. This natural disaster could well hang around for some time to come.