Kilauea volcano - updates

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A Bangladeshi volunteer prepares Iftar food for Muslim devotees before breaking their fast during the holy month of Ramadan at a shrine in Dhaka on May 27, 2018.Muslims throughout the world are marking the month of Ramadan, the holiest month in the Islamic calendar during which Muslims fast from dawn until dusk. / AFP PHOTO / MUNIR UZ ZAMAN

Hawaii volcanic smog blankets Marshall Islands

May 28, 2018 - 7:37 AM

The volcano on Hawaii's Big Island is now in its fourth week of eruptions

ERUPTION. A car passes as lava from a Kilauea volcano fissure illuminates the night sky, after midnight on Hawaii's Big Island, on May 27, 2018 in Pahoa, Hawaii. Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images/AFP

Dangerous 'laze' forms as Hawaii volcano lava reaches ocean

May 21, 2018 - 4:27 PM

When the hot lava flow hits the water it produces acid fumes known as 'laze' – lava and haze

DANGER. A steam plume rises as lava enters the Pacific Ocean, after flowing to the water from a Kilauea volcano fissure, on Hawaii's Big Island on May 20, 2018 near Pahoa, Hawaii. Photo Mario Tama/Getty Images/AFP

Helicopters rescue residents from fresh Hawaii volcano lava flow

May 20, 2018 - 12:00 AM

The USGS adds that 'smoke from burning vegetation as lava flows advance is also contributing to poor air quality'

ERUPTION. Lava erupts from a Kilauea volcano fissure near a home at dawn on Hawaii's Big Island on May 18, 2018 in Kapoho, Hawaii. Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images/AFP

Hawaii volcano summit erupts, residents urged to take shelter

May 18, 2018 - 8:40 AM

'At any time, activity may again become more explosive, increasing the intensity of ash production and producing ballistic projectiles near the vent,' the Hawaii Volcano Observatory says

KILAUEA. This image released by the US Geological Survey on May 17, 2018 shows lava spattering from an area between fissures 16 and 20 at 8:20 a.m. HST from the Kilauea Volcano on May 16, 2018. AFP PHOTO / US Geological Survey/HO

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May 13, 2018 - 11:36 AM

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Supreme Court on May11, 2018 voting on the quo warranto case against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Major quake hits Hawaii, prompts further volcano eruptions

May 05, 2018 - 8:56 AM

(UPDATED) A magnitude 6.9 earthquake hits Hawaii

Hawaii volcano eruption spews lava into residential areas

May 04, 2018 - 12:04 PM

(2ND UPDATE) Authorities warn of subsequent 'lava inundation,' fire, smoke, and additional earthquakes

EVACUATIONS. In this photo provided by the US Geological Survey, an ash plume rises above the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island on May 3, 2018. AFP PHOTO / US Geological Survey/ Kevan Kamibayashi