• Halema`uma`u Just Before Dawn

    Hawai'i Volcanoes

    National Park Hawai'i

Geology of Kilauea

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Lava Flows and Lava Tubes on Kīlauea
with Matt Patrick - Geologist, USGS - Hawaiian Volcano Observatory
length - 00:04:13
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Formation of Kilauea Caldera and its Violent Past
with Don Swanson - Geologist, USGS - Hawaiian Volcano Observatory
length - 00:04:05
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Deformation on Kilauea
with Mike Poland - Geophysicist, USGS - Hawaiian Volcano Observatory
length - 00:05:43
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Did You Know?

Baby Hawksbill Sea Turtle emerges from its nest.

The endangered Honu`ea (Hawksbill Sea Turtle) comes to shore on the main Hawaiian Islands to nest. They lay multiple nests throughout the season with an average of 175 eggs per nest. Only one in 5,000 hatchlings survives to adulthood.