Tag: Mauna Loa

Mauna Loa Volcano update

Mauna Loa volcano in Hawaii Island has been in the news here in the Aloha State since late September due to a significant uptick in seismic activity. Earthquake “swarms” have been fairly constant. As of this writing, the Hawaii Volcanoes Observatory has recorded 44 small-magnitude earthquakes (below Magnitude 3) in the past 24 hours. This […]

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Hiking Mauna Loa Volcano

The view from the summit of Mauna Loa on Hawaii Island is beyond compare. On a clear day, the horizon stretches out endlessly before you at 13, 678 feet above sea level. On an exceptionally clear day you can see the actual curvature of the earth itself. It is astonishing and absolutely unforgettable, and it […]

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