As of 2014, the Kilauea Volcano has been continuously erupting for 31 years. The volcano has been directly responsible for the deaths of hundreds of people. More »

Kilauea is a Hawaiian shield volcano that began its latest eruption in 1983 and hasn't stopped. It is found on the southeastern side of Mauna Loa on the Big Island. The eruptions continue at the volcano's Pu`u O`o cinder... More »

Mount Kilauea on the Big Island of Hawaii is a shield volcano. Its continuous lava flow since 1983 is a defining characteristic of a shield volcano. More »

Kilauea is a Hawaiian shield volcano that began its latest eruption in 1983 and hasn't stopped. It is found on the southeastern side of Mauna Loa on the Big Island. The eruptions continue at the volcano's Pu`u O`o cinder... More »

The Kilauea Lighthouse is a marine navigational lighthouse located on Kilauea Point on the island of Kauai, Hawaii, in the Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge. Dedicated in 1913, the Kilauea Lighthouse served as a piv... More »

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According to the U.S. Geological Society, the Kilauea volcano erupted approximately 63 times between 1750 and 1982 and has been continuously erupting since January 3, 1983. The Kilauea volcano is one of the most active i... More »

A mainly basaltic type of lava is produced by Kilauea during a typical eruption. This extruded molten material is characterized by low concentrations of silica and high melting temperatures. Compared to rhyolitic lava, b... More »