posted by: Bill Harby on Tue Mar 18, 2008 at 01:51 PM
I’ve stood at the edge of the huge crater at the summit of Kilauea Volcano on the Big Island many times over the last 28 years, but I’ve never seen anything like what I saw yesterday and last night.
posted by: Derek Paiva on Wed Mar 12, 2008 at 03:36 PM
Lava was still flowing into the ocean today at four locations off the Big Island’s Puna Coastline.
posted by: Derek Paiva on Thu Mar 06, 2008 at 03:51 PM
County officials are hoping to open an access road that will allow visitors to safely view a Big Island lava flow by Saturday.
posted by: Derek Paiva on Wed Mar 05, 2008 at 03:09 PM
Reader Joy Jones asks about Jack Thompson, one of the last remaining residents in the Big Island’s lava-inundated Royal Gardens subdivision. Her main concern: Was Thompson OK, and was his home still standing?
posted by: Derek Paiva on Mon Jan 21, 2008 at 05:30 PM
Look at this vintage film I found—eruptions at Kilauea volcano in 1959 and 1960. Both eruptions were significant.
posted by: Derek Paiva on Fri Jan 18, 2008 at 04:20 PM
The Big Island has more coral in the waters near its shores than any other major Hawaiian island.
posted by: Derek Paiva on Thu Jan 10, 2008 at 04:21 PM
A finger of lava from Kilauea’s quarter-century old eruption crept to within a mile of the Big Island’s Royal Gardens subdivision this morning.
posted by: Derek Paiva on Fri Jan 04, 2008 at 04:35 PM
Just after midnight on Jan. 3, 1983, molten lava began pouring from a freshly-opened crack in a thick ohia forest a few miles east of Kilauea volcano's summit. It hasn’t stopped since.