Officials say a stream of lava has hit the first home in a rural Hawaii town that has been watching the slow-moving flow for months.
A small flow of lava moved closer to a now-closed refuse transfer station on Hawaii's Big Island, but the main area of the molten rock hasn't crept any closer to the small town of Pahoa.
An international group of specialists in the field of planetary sciences has found strong evidence that lava flows on Mars may also host base and precious metals.
Lava threatening a rural Hawaii town has stopped its slow, forward advance—for now.
As a volcano's slow-moving lava approached a cemetery in a rural Hawaii town, Aiko Sato placed flowers at the headstone of the family plot she's tended over the years, thinking it would be the last time she would see it.
Lava that's slowly creeping into a rural Hawaii town is about the length of a basketball court from a house.
Jeffrey Karson, a Syracuse University geologist who recently traveled to Iceland to monitor the early stages of the eruption, says the lava field now covers more than 22 square miles (or 14,000 acres), nearly the size of ...
A river of asphalt-black lava that has slowly snaked through unoccupied land for months has burned down a shed on residential property on Hawaii's Big Island.
Smoldering lava from a slow-erupting volcano has reached within yards (several meters) of homes on Hawaii's Big Island, emergency officials said Monday as villagers braced to evacuate.
A growing lava stream threatening homes on Hawaii's Big Island is expanding as it heads toward a small rural town.