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Lava meets the sea, puts on fire-spitting show in Hawaii

For the first time in three years, lava from a volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has crept down miles of mountainside and is dripping...

Engineering undergraduates characterize sulfur emissions from Hawaiian volcano

Since 1983, the 180,000 residents of the Big Island of Hawaii have lived in the wake of the pollution caused by the active shield...

New research predicts a doubling of coastal erosion by mid-century in...

Chronic erosion dominates the sandy beaches of Hawai'i, causing beach loss as it damages homes, infrastructure, and critical habitat. Researchers have long understood that...

What’s beneath Hawaii’s most active volcano?

Step away from the villages and idyllic beaches of Hawaii, and you may think you've been transported to the moon. Walking along the lava...

The price Hawaiians are prepared to pay for living near volcanoes

The destruction caused by the lava of Kilauea are grabbing the attention of the international media. Last week, footage showed this eruption claiming its...

Lava burns shed, creeps toward homes in Hawaii

A river of asphalt-black lava that has slowly snaked through unoccupied land for months has burned down a shed on residential property on Hawaii's...

Hawaii volcano lava wave nears homes

Smoldering lava from a slow-erupting volcano has reached within yards (several meters) of homes on Hawaii's Big Island, emergency officials said Monday as villagers...

Massive debris pile reveals risk of huge tsunamis in Hawaii

A mass of marine debris discovered in a giant sinkhole in the Hawaiian islands provides evidence that at least one mammoth tsunami, larger than...

Closely watched Hawaii lava flow stalls

Lava that's threatening rural communities on Hawaii's Big Island has stalled. Hawaii County Civil Defense said Monday the surface flow hasn't advanced in the past...

Scientists monitoring Hawaii lava undertake risks

New photos from the U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory give a glimpse into the hazardous work scientists undertake to monitor lava that's threatening...

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