Evacuated residents of Leilani Estates were allowed back on Sunday May 6 to collect vital documents, pets and possessions. New fissures continued to open up and spatter, and officials warned about toxic sulfur dioxide gas (SO2) coming from fissures as well.
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- May 5 USGS Video: Spectacular night video of 300+ foot lava fountains in Leilani Estates
- May 5 Geology Blog: Magma Making Earthquakes in Hawaii
- May 5 Mike Kalber flyover video of fissure eruptions, small lava flow.
- 8 fissures by the end of May 5, not all active at once (source: HVO summary).
- May 6 USGS Video: A’a (clumpy) lava flow creeping down Makamae Street at 9:30 AM
- May 6 Mick Kalber – good flyover video of fissure eruption.
- May 6 USGS Video: Daytime overflight of fountaining fissure 8 in Leilani Estates
- May 6: Hawaii Volcano Observatory’s weekly Volcano Watch newsletter.
- May 6 article in The Atlantic (vivid images): Photos of Kilauea’s Newest Lava Fissures on Hawaii’s Big Island
- May 6 bulletin from Keck Observatory on recent earthquakes and minor damage to telescope.
10 fissures by the end of the weekend, not all active at once. About 35 structures destroyed, I think all in Leilani subdivision.