eruption

Ash Concerns

New concerns are being raised as the Kilauea volcano continues to erupt in Hawaii.

Explosions from Hawaii’s volcanic activity intensified Tuesday, sending ash and volcanic smog up to 12,000 feet into the air. The ash emission even sparked an unhealthy air alert. Although the dust is not hazardous, it is an irritant. Officials are warning the winds may carry the ash further inland. Residents are already dealing with toxic gas seeping from the 20…

Hot Situation in Hawaii

New fissures have created more concerns for residents of Hawaii's big island.

More residents and businesses affected as lava continues to flow on Hawaii’s big island. Fissure 16 has erupted just northeast of the Puna Geothermal Venture, putting lower Puna on edge once again. As the magma heads east, so are the officials. They’ve recently started preparing people to let them know that they may need to leave soon. The major concern…

Eruption Evacuations

Mandatory evacuations are in place for hundreds of people living in the path of a volcano that erupted on Hawaii's big island.

A volcanic eruption on the big island of Hawaii sent lava and ash high in the air, and molten lava flowing into a residential neighborhood. The erupting volcano sits in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Hundreds of small earthquakes on the east side of the island have been shaking the volcano all week, the most powerful a 4.6 magnitude that hit…