Volcano Watch: Aloha ʻoe to a remarkable and beloved volcanologist, Dr. Jim Kauahikaua
Volcano Observatory | Sunday, October 22, 2023, 12:05 a.m.
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Dr. Jim Kauahikaua, accompanied by his wife, Jeri Gertz (left), traveled to Washington, D.C., where he received the DOI Meritorious Service Award on May 5, 2015, in recognition of his scientific contributions in the field of volcano hazards and leadership of the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory for the U.S. Geological Survey. (USGS/courtesy photo)
HVO scientist conducts an interview in 2011 at the summit of Kilauea Volcano. (courtesy/photo)
Dr. Jim Kauahikaua explains the geologic map of the island of Hawaii in 2011 at a Hawaiian Volcano Observatory outreach event. (USGS/courtesy photo)
Dr. Jim Kauahikaua using an instrument that detects very low frequencies on Pu‘u‘o‘o lava flows. The instrument allows for the continuous monitoring of the cross-sectional area of molten lava in the lava tube. (USGS/courtesy photo)