Big Island

Kilauea eruption

A ‘Lava Bomb’ Crashed Through a Hawaii Tour Boat, Injuring 23 People

An explosion from the Big Island's Kilauea eruption showered passengers with molten debris, seriously injuring some.
Sarah Emerson
7.18.18
Lava Land

Who Owns the New Land Created By a Volcano in Hawaii?

What the law says about staking a claim to that hot new stuff.
Sarah Emerson
6.4.18
Kilauea eruption

Strands of Volcanic Glass Called ‘Pele’s Hair’ Rain Down on Hawaii Residents

The eruption of the Big Island’s Kilauea volcano has caused “Pele’s hair,” a type of volcanic glass that resembles spun sugar, to rain down on Pāhoa residents.
Sarah Emerson
5.30.18
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US Government: Don't Roast Marshmallows Over Hawaii's Volcano, You Idiots

It looks like we have another Tide Pod situation on our hands.
Drew Schwartz
5.29.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Blue Flames Erupting from the Ground Are the Latest Addition to Hawaii's Hellscape

And if they come in contact with lava, they can trigger massive explosions.
Drew Schwartz
5.24.18
kilauea volcano

My Hometown Is Being Overtaken by Lava and It's a Beautiful Tragedy

"I've talked to people on the mainland who've said, 'How disgusting.' But we would never use those words. It's phenomenal. Everybody in the world wants to see this."
Kendra Tidwell
5.22.18
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This Livestream of Hawaii's Volcanic Eruption Is Strangely Hypnotizing

Check out the dramatic seismic event from the safety of your desk.
Drew Schwartz
5.22.18
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Hawaii's Destructive Volcano Just Shattered a Man's Leg with Spattering Lava

Residents are being airlifted from their homes as the eruption grows even more catastrophic.
Drew Schwartz
5.21.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Hawaii Volcano Threatening to Shoot Ten-Ton Boulders into the Sky

Along with a cloud of volcanic ash that could travel up to 20 miles from the summit.
Drew Schwartz
5.10.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Deadly Lava from Hawaii's Volcano Is Still Swallowing Everything in Its Path

Cars, homes, and entire roads are disappearing under waves of molten rock.
Drew Schwartz
5.8.18
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Lava Fountains in the Streets Cause Hawaii to Declare State of Emergency

Parts of the Big Island of Hawaii are being evacuated after Kilauea Volcano spewed fountains of lava into nearby streets.
Sarah Emerson
5.4.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Footage from Hawaii's Volcano Eruption Is Unreal

Lava and vapor spewed from cracks in the roads near the Kilauea volcano after it blew on Thursday.
Drew Schwartz
5.4.18
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