UPDATE: State DOT has plan for possible closure of Daniel K. Inouye Highway
Monday, November 28, 2022, 12:05 a.m.
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This is a USGS map of the Northeast Rift Zone eruption of Mauna Loa. It shows the progress of the lava at about noon today as it heads toward the Daniel K. Inouye Highway. Downslope progression of the flows is marked by dashed lines.
This is a USGS aerial photograph of the dominant Fissure 3 erupting on the Northeast Rift Zone of Mauna Loa, taken at approximately 8 a.m. today.
Glow from the Mauna Loa eruption is seen over Hilo from Liliuokalani Park and Gardens on Monday, Nov. 28, 2022. The is the first eruption from the world's largest active volcano in 38 years and currently poses no threat to any Hawaii Island communities.