Let’s Talk Food: Beef tendons

My friend Amy asked me to write about tendons as her friend said she eats it because growing up in Waipio Valley, her mother fed her that so she would have no problem walking up and down the steep road.

Volcano Watch: Water was in Kilauea caldera before the 2018 summit collapse

On July 4, 2018, an observer at the Volcano House Hotel was watching the evolving collapse of Halema‘uma‘u Crater, 4 km (2.5 miles) away. Suddenly he did a double take, blinked a couple of times, but couldn’t erase the dark line descending the wall of Kilauea caldera above Halema‘uma‘u. Not knowing what it was, he dubbed it the ‘black streak.’

Volcano Watch: Kilauea Volcano’s summit water lake is 1 year old

On July 25, 2019, ponded water was first observed within Halema‘uma‘u at the summit of Kilauea Volcano. Over the past twelve months, the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory has watched this amazing body of water grow from a nascent pond into a veritable lake, the first observed within Kilauea caldera in at least 200 years.

Volcano Watch: HVO looking to install seismographs in your community

The Youth and Education in Science (YES) program at USGS in collaboration with the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory is launching a community outreach and educational project called Bridging Local Outreach &Seismic Signal Monitoring in Hawaii. BLOSSM aims at engaging local students and communities through seismology.