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  1. Kilauea lava lake at highest level to date, still risingRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    The Overlook crater lava lake, within Halemaumau Crater at Kilauea's summit, has been rising over the past few days, and reached the highest point yet measured for the current summit eruption Thursday,about 66 feet below the crater rim. HILO >> The lava lake in Halema'uma'u Crater is at its highest level to date, offering unique up-close views to tourists who are already drawn to the site.

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  2. Students moved due to lava to return to original schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    The DOE in October had closed Keonepoko Elementary School when the Kilauea lava flow was on a path toward Pahoa town. A temporary facility was built at Keaau High School, and the DOE reassigned students and staff throughout the complex area to accommodate families.

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  3. Students displaced by lava threat will return to former schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Students from Pahoa Elementary School on Hawaii island got a chance to inspect the devastation of the June 27 lava flow at the Pahoa Waste Transfer Station on Dec. 8. Hawaii island students who were reassigned last fall to new schools due to the threat of the lava flow in lower Puna will need to return to their former schools for the upcoming 2015-16 school year, the state Department ofa SEducation said Monday. The DOE in October had closed Keonepoko Elementary School when the Kilauea lava flow was on a path toward Pahoa town.

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  4. Warning level downgraded as Kilauea lava activity coolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Hawaiian Volcano Observatory geologists on Wednesday downgraded the alert level for Kilauea volcano from warning to watch for the first time since warning levels were reached in September. HVO spokeswoman Janet Babb said by phone that aerial thermal images taken by helicopter on Tuesday showed the lower 8 miles of the lava tube, nearest the town of Pahoa, were inactive.

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  5. Kites over Kilauea aid Arizona scientists studying Martian geologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    This is the kite's perspective of the December 1974 flow showing the platy surface of the lava, "bathtub ring," and drain The hardened remains of a 1974 lava flow at Kilauea Volcano are helping University of Arizona scientists better understand why the surface of Mars looks the way it does. A team from the university's Lunar and Planetary Laboratory used kites outfitted with off-the-shelf cameras, GPS and orientation sensors to capture aerial images of the flow, which it then converts into detailed 3D digital terrain models using parallel computing and software algorithms.

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  6. Imaging shows heat is on even as lava flow chills outRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Thermal imaging taken from the air Tuesday showed that the lava tube system near Pahoa remains red hot despite the fact there are no active breakouts near the Hawaii island town. That means looks can be deceiving as the flow field closest to Pahoa has remained inactive for days, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientists said.

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  7. Pahoa supermarket reopens after lava stallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    HILO >> The largest supermarket in the Big Island town of Pahoa is reopening three months after shutting down due to approaching lava. The store, a gas station and other nearby merchants closed in mid-December as lava from Kilauea volcano appeared to be heading their way.

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  8. Lava supplied by 2 sourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    The research led by Aaron Pietruszka, who studies Kilauea lava samples in a lab in Denver and wrote his doctoral thesis on Kilauea as a University of Hawaii graduate student, offers a better understanding of how lava from 37 miles below Hawaii island feeds one of the planet's most active volcanoes. ~~ A U.S. Geological Survey geochemist has confirmed that the ongoing eruption at Kilauea Volcano gets its supply of lava from two small sources beneath the earth's crust, not one large one.

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  9. Top volcano scientist comes to Hawaii from AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory's new scientist-in-charge is coming to Hawaii from Alaska where she has been mapping and studying active Alaskan volcanoes for more than two decades. The U.S. Geological Survey said Friday Christina Neal has been a geologist with the Alaska Volcano Observatory for nearly 25 years.

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  10. Hawaiian Volcano Observatory's top scientist stepping downRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    In this Dec. 19, 2014 file photo, Gov. David Ige visited the site of the June 27 lava flow where it stopped at the Pahoa Waste Transfer Station. Dr. Jim Kauahikaua spoke with him.

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  11. Hawaiian Volcano Observatory's chief scientist stepping downRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Jim Kauahikaua has been the observatory's scientist-in-charge for more than 11 years. That's the third-longest tenure in the observatory's century-long history.

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  12. Scattered activity seen in lava breakoutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Molten rock oozed over a cooler field of lava Monday in a breakout on the north flank of Puu Oo that began during the weekend. A The inactive extreme tip of the June 27 lava flow on Thursday remained about 550 yards from Highway 130 west of the Pahoa fire and police stations.

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  13. Dwindling lava threat prompts market to reopenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    PAHOA>> A grocery store in Pahoa that closed one week before Christmas when lava from Kilauea Volcano threatened to overtake it will reopen next month. Malama Market shut down Dec. 18, displacing more than 70 employees.

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  14. Animal group rescuing stray cats near KilaueaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    The Hawaii Tribune-Herald reported Friday that the nonprofit Hui Pono Holoholona has rescued a number of cats from areas near lava in the small town of Pahoa. Frannie Pueo is with the group, which operates the Pono Animal Way Sanctuary.

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  15. Earthquake with 4.2 magnitude shakes Hawaii islandRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    This map generated by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center shows the location of an earthquake near Kilauea volcano that struck the Big Island on Monday morning. A moderate earthquake with a preliminary 4.2 magnitude struck on the Big Island near the summit of Kilauea volcano Monday morning.

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  16. National Guard to demobilize as lava remains stalledRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    PAHOA>>The Hawaii National Guard stationed in Pahoa since the end of October will be demobilizing as the lava flowing from Kilauea Volcano remains stalled. While activity from the so-called June 27 lava flow continues at various break-out points, the front of the flow that was heading towards the Pahoa Marketplace remains stalled and merchants are returning to area.

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  17. 40 truckloads of lava rock being cleared at transfer stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    A geologist takes a closer look at the outer fence of the Pahoa Transfer Station in this photo from November. The lava that stalled at the fence line inflated to a height slightly higher than the fence, before the breakout cooled.

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  18. Front of lava halts its advance in vicinity of fire, police stationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    PAHOA, Hawaii>> The tip of a lava flow upslope of the Pahoa fire and police stations has remained intermittently active this week while holding its slow-moving pace established about four weeks ago. Lava moved 50 yards in a 24-hour period that wrapped up Monday, Hawaii County Civil Defense said.

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  19. Front of lava halts its advance in vicinity of fire, police stationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    PAHOA, Hawaii>> The tip of a lava flow upslope of the Pahoa fire and police stations has remained intermittently active this week while holding its slow-moving pace established about four weeks ago. Lava moved 50 yards in a 24-hour period that wrapped up Monday, Hawaii County Civil Defense said.

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  20. Lava flow 'very much active' although front is still stalledRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    PAHOA, Hawaii>> The path of the lava oozing from Kilauea Volcano remained uncertain Friday as the flow sat not far from Pahoa's main highway. Lava from the flow's most active breakout remains 0.4 mile from the Pahoa police and fire stations, where it hasn't made headway since Wednesday.

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