Kilauea focus of Tuesday event


“Kilauea Volcano’s East Rift Zone: 31 years and still erupting” will be the focus of an event 7 p.m. Tuesday as Hawaii Island’s fifth-annual Volcano Awareness Month kicks off at After Dark in the Park in the Kilauea Visitor Center Auditorium in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory geologist Tim Orr will provide an update on Kilauea’s ongoing east rift zone (Pu‘u ‘O‘o) eruption.

The talk is free and open to the public, but National Park entrance fees apply.

Details about this and other Volcano Awareness Month talks are posted on the HVO website at hvo.wr.usgs.gov.

For more information, email askHVO@usgs.gov or call 967-8844.

 

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