12 months of fury: Current eruption of Kilauea began a year ago this week

Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Spectators watch lava fountains from the Halema'uma'u Crater on Oct. 10 in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

NPS Photo/Janice Wei The morning is the best time to view the eruption to avoid crowds.

Scientists and residents alike on Thursday will celebrate the one-year anniversary of the current volcanic eruption of Kilauea.