The World's Most Active Volcano Is Threatening Hawaii And Here's What You Should Know
By Megan Shute|Published May 05, 2018
With more than 10 years of experience as a professional writer, Megan holds a degree in Mass Media from her home state of Minnesota. After college, she chose to trade in her winter boots for slippahs and moved to the beautiful island of Oahu, where she has been living for more than five years. She lives on the west side but is constantly taking mini-road trips across the island and visits the neighboring islands whenever she can getaway. She loves hiking, snorkeling, locally-grown coffee, and finding the best acai bowl on Oahu.
Kilauea Volcano, found within Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island, is not only the youngest shield volcano in the state but one of the world’s most active volcanoes. The volcano is also experiencing one of the most long-lived eruptions known to man — the eruption began in 1983 on the east rift zone, and continues to this day, with five new eruptions occurring within the last 48 hours. Here’s what you should know:
Here at Only In Hawaii, we’re sending love and Aloha to all those affected by these volcanic eruptions. For updates on this volcanic eruption, follow the United States Geological Survey’salert page or visit their Facebook page.
How crazy are these photographs and footage shared by the United States Geological Survey? Share your own photos and experiences of Hawaii’s volcanic eruptions both past and present with us in the comments.
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