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.