Kilauea eruption turning 10 — to the delight of scientists and visitors

HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory geologist Matt Patrick stands in HVO's lookout area over the Kilauea Caldera. Patrick presented an update Tuesday afternoon on Kilauea's recent activity at the Kilauea Visitor Center Auditorium.
The lava lake inside Halema‘uma‘u crater is seen Feb. 18. Photo courtesy of Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.
HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald Visitors to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park bask in the glow of a rising lava lake within Halema‘uma‘u Crater of Kilauea volcano in April.

Kilauea’s summit eruption will become 10 years old Monday and scientists say they don’t expect it to stop anytime soon.