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?
Kīlauea Volcano has erupted lava almost continuously from its east rift zone since 1983. These lava flows have added about 500 acres of new land to the southern shore of Kīlauea and covered 8.7 miles (14 km) of highway with lava as deep as 115 feet (35 m). More...