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.
Lava that's threatening rural communities on Hawaii's Big Island has stalled.
New photos from the U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory give a glimpse into the hazardous work scientists undertake to monitor lava that's threatening to cross a major highway.
Lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano continues to move slowly through a vacant lot in a rural subdivision.
Lava is about a tenth of a mile from the edge of a rural subdivision on Hawaii's Big Island.
As soon as lava flows from a volcano, exposure to air and wind causes it to start to cool and harden. Rather than hardening evenly, the energy exchange tends to take place primarily at the surface. The cooling causes a crust ...