Kilauea once again erupting

  • Around 3:20 p.m. Wednesday, the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) detected glow in Kilauea summit webcams indicating an eruption has commenced within Halemaʻumaʻu crater. This thermal webcam image from 3:38 p.m. shows fissures, which opened on the surface of the recently active lava lake within Halemaʻumaʻu crater. (HVO/Special to West Hawaii Today)

  • At approximately 3:20 p.m. HST on September 29, 2021, the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) detected glow in Kīlauea summit webcams indicating an eruption has commenced within Halemaʻumaʻu crater. This thermal webcam image from 3:38 p.m. shows fissures, which opened on the surface of the recently active lava lake within Halemaʻumaʻu crater. (HVO/Special to West Hawaii Today)

  • At approximately 3:20 p.m. HST on September 29, 2021, the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) detected glow in Kīlauea summit webcams indicating an eruption has commenced within Halemaʻumaʻu crater. This thermal webcam image from 3:38 p.m. shows fissures, which opened on the surface of the recently active lava lake within Halemaʻumaʻu crater. (HVO/Special to West Hawaii Today)

The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory said Wednesday that Kilauea volcano is erupting.