Big Island Video News 9-1-18… Two remarkable videos… “Hawaii Volcano Eruption Update: Summit and LERZ”

Looks like this eruptive stage has gone quiet…for now. The national park will be reopening certain areas that are deemed safe for the public.

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These I viewed today, and they are remarkable drone views of both the Kilauea summit and the LERZ (Lower East Rift Zone). These include nice background music, and give some idea about what is happening now. They also point out that some parks of the volcano park are likely to reopen this month. The first video includes a time lapse sequence of how Kilauea caldera has collapsed during the past few months.

There is also an article about this, here at BIVN. Below the second video I place a segment from the article about the areas to be reopened on 9-22-18.

From BIVN article:

On Friday, the National Park said that it is preparing to reopen these specific locations on Sept. 22 by 10 a.m. HST:

  • Kīlauea Visitor Center (closes at 5 p.m.)
  • Hawai‘i Pacific Parks Association store at Kīlauea Visitor Center (closes at…

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