• Halema`uma`u Just Before Dawn

    Hawai'i Volcanoes

    National Park Hawai'i

Kamoamoa Fissure Eruption


Volcanologists have begun calling the vent Kamoamoa, after the ahupua'a (land division) in which it is located.

Please be aware that this eruption is in a remote area that is NOT accessible to the public.


Did You Know?

Skylight reveals lava flowing to the ocean.

Large volumes of lava move in lava tubes beneath the hardened surface of recent flows. Skylights form when the roof of a lava tube collapses, revealing the molten lava flowing like a river within the tube.