Program to highlight role of drones during 2018 eruption

On Thursday (Jan. 31), Ryan Perroy, director of the University of Hawaii at Hilo’s Spatial Data Analysis and Visualization Laboratory, presents drone imagery and video collected by his team during Kilauea’s 2018 eruption and talks about lessons learned.

Perroy’s talk begins at 7 p.m. in University Classroom Building Room 100 on the main UH-Hilo campus, located at 200 W. Kawili St. in Hilo.

The program is free and open to the public. No reservations are required.

Details are posted on the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory website at the “HVO News” corner at

For more information, call 967-7328 or email


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