100 years

slipped below the radar during the run up to Carnival…

100 YEARS ON THE EDGE OF KILAUEA

Perched on the rim of Kïlauea volcano’s summit caldera, scientists with the Hawaii Volcano Observatory (HVO) have watched over one of the world’s most active eruptors since 1912.

In January of that year, a geologist named Thomas A. Jaggar Jr. arrived at Kilauea and began the first continuous tracking of the island’s volcanoes and earthquakes, a novel concept at the time.

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