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Lava-cation: Start Planning Your Hawaii Volcano Holiday

Kristan Lawson | Posted 06.23.2015 | 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.

Earthquakes On Hawaii Volcano Could Signal New Eruption

AP | CATHY BUSSEWITZ | Posted 05.16.2015 | Green

HONOLULU (AP) — A series of earthquakes and shifting ground on the slopes of Kilauea have scientists wondering what will happen next at one of the w...

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...

Hawaii Lava On Course To Hit Gas Station, Shopping Center By Christmas

AP | AUDREY McAVOY | Posted 02.14.2015 | Weird News

HONOLULU (AP) — Lava from a volcano on Hawaii's Big Island is on course to reach a shopping center with a gas station and a supermarket in seven to ...

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. ...

Hawaii Town Prepares For Evacuations As Lava Nears

AP | JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER | Posted 12.26.2014 | Green

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii officials will make arrangements for those living in the path of a lava flow to watch the destruction of their homes. That a...

Lava From Hawaii Volcano Picks Up Speed As It Nears Town

AP | CATHY BUSSEWITZ | Posted 10.27.2014 | Green

HONOLULU (AP) - A growing lava stream threatening homes and inching closer to a rural road on Hawaii's Big Island oozed forward in fits and starts thi...

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 ...

Lava Flow Could Reach Homes Within Days, Emergency Declared In Hawaii

AP | Posted 09.05.2014 | Green

HONOLULU (AP) — Residents in a rural, isolated region of Hawaii's Big Island still reeling from a recent tropical storm turned their attention to a ...

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...

Lava Flowing From Hawaii Volcano Is Contained To National Park

AP | Posted 11.27.2011 | Green

(AP) HAWAII VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK, Hawaii -- Lava continues to flow from Puu Oo crater but it's contained to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and stat...

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...