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Kilauea Vulkan
Shield volcano 1277 m (4,190 ft)
Hawai'i, 19.41°N / -155.29°W
Aktueller Status: normal / ruhend (1 von 5)
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Near-continuous eruptions. Since 1960: 1961 (4x), 1962, 1963 (2x), 1965 (2x), 1967-68, 1968 (2x), 1969, 1969-74, 1971 (2x), 1973 (2x), 1974 (3x), 1975, 1977, 1979, 1980, 1982 (2x), 1983-2008 (ongoing)
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Dominantly effusive since 1790, but ~60% explosive over past ~2500 years.
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Volcano news & updates: Kilauea volcano (Big Island, Hawaii)

Kilauea volcano update: Pahoa prepares for lava flow

Friday Sep 12, 2014 21:48 PM | VON: PO

Residents at the public lava flow meeting in Pahoa on September 11, 2014.
Residents at the public lava flow meeting in Pahoa on September 11, 2014.
At the public meeting held at Pahoa High & Intermediate School last night, officials presented the latest lava flow maps and projections following the flow's unexpected turn towards Pahoa town two days ago. HVO scientists reported that the steep slope has allowed to flow to continue moving quickly and that the new path puts it directly through the town of Pahoa in the range of 13-15 days.

Residents were offered the latest science, logistics concerning evacuation and possible disruption of services, and a prayer reminding that people's greatest resource is each other. Hawaii County Mayor Billy Kenoi drew the loudest applause when announcing that construction has already started on two alternate access roads into the area, but the mayor reminded residents that once the flow crosses the first highway it will continue downhill and eventually cut off these other, under construction routes as well. The mayor then announced plans to repave the Chain of Craters Road from within the National Park to Kalapana despite the great expense and lack of county funds, with the hope that assistance will come from the state or federal level. The county is going as far as scrapping construction on a children's playground in Pahoa in order to relocate those contracted workers to road construction.

The mayor also stated that lessons learned from Tropical Storm Iselle will be put to use, prioritizing uninterrupted power service, telecommunication and road access as the key components for all other concerns, including health care, postal service and bus service. The county is establishing a crisis center at the Pahoa Community Center within 72 hours and discontinuing public meetings, although an information fair is being held tomorrow to connect residents to service providers including banks, insurance, police, fire, water, power, moving & storage, health care, legal advice and transportation.

Mayor Kenoi, speaking in the local Pidgin and making jokes with residents to lighten the mood, said "If it was my home I'd be like you guys, I'm from Kalapana, I've seen it, you don't want to move until it's in your yard. But your house should be packed." Kalapana is the Hawaiian village 12 mi (19 km) south of Pahoa which lost 180 homes by 1990 to lava from the same vent, Pu'u 'O'o, and another 34 homes (many abandoned by then) between 2008-2011.
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Friday, Sep 12, 2014
HVO's latest warning status update issued yesterday: ... [mehr]
September 8, 2014 eruption map by USGS-HVO.
Tuesday, Sep 09, 2014
The latest updates from authorities show no significant change in the path of the lava flow, only advancement through the jungle away from houses, for now. ... [mehr]
Most recent flow map; blue lines are predicted flow directions from topography.
Saturday, Sep 06, 2014
Lava flows continue to advance downhill through the jungle on a path that will miss Kaohe Homesteads, having first entered and overtopped several large ground cracks on Kilauea volcano's east rift zone. The farthest lava front is now 13.3 km (8.3 miles) from the vent and 1.2 km (0.7 miles) from the east boundary of the Wao Kele o Puna Forest Reserve, and moving northeast parallel to the boundary. ... [mehr]
USGS-HVO photo of lava flowing back into a large crack near Kaohe Homesteads on September 1, 2014.
Thursday, Sep 04, 2014
According to officials, the June 27th lava flow has reemerged for the second time from a huge ground crack along Kilauea's east rift zone, this time approximately 13.2 km (8.2 miles) from the vent and 1.3 km (0.8 miles) from the eastern boundary of the Wao Kele o Puna Forest Reserve, but still continues moving through the ground crack to within 1.1 km (0.7 miles) from the boundary. ... [mehr]
Map of the recent lava flows on Kilauea (HVO)
Tuesday, Sep 02, 2014
The June 27 lava flow remains active and is now only approx. 2 km from the nearest inhabited area. Its farthest front had been spreading in the forest over the past few days and was seen to be spilling into yet another ground crack about 12.6 km (~7.8 miles) from the vent and about 1.9 km (~1.2 miles) from the eastern boundary of the Wao Kele o Puna Forest Reserve. [mehr]

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