Offbeat A little volcanic eruption can't ruin a day on the golf course in Hawaii

20:16  16 may  2018
20:16  16 may  2018 Source:   cnn.com

Lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano leaves path of destruction

  Lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano leaves path of destruction Magma has already devoured more than two dozens home in and around the neighborhood of Leilani Estates .By helicopter, the destruction down below can be seen clearly. There aren't any firefighters down there because there's nothing they can do. The volcano is an unstoppable force. © Provided by CBS Interactive Inc. Lava from volcanic fissures slowly advances and overtakes structures and trees in the Leilani Estates neighborhood in the aftermath of eruptions from the the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island on May 6, 2018, in Pahoa, Hawaii.

Hawaii 's Kilauea Volcano has experts paying attention and asking those in proximity to the eruption to be On Tuesday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) raised its alert level to "red," indicating that "Major volcanic eruption is imminent Sanae Gathwright, vice president of golf course operations, said

The most recent eruption started in 1983 and shows no sign of slowing down yet. Golf vacations with accommodation in Hawaii . Designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr, it was one of the first golf courses on the island and remains one of the most popular.

The sky is lovely, dark and deep. But these golfers in Hawaii have rounds to go before they sleep.

The Latest: Hawaii volcano could have explosive eruption

  The Latest: Hawaii volcano could have explosive eruption The Latest on the eruption of Kilauea volcano in Hawaii (all times local):10 a.m.Geologists say Hawaii's Kilauea volcano could erupt explosively and send boulders, rocks and ash into the air around its summit caldera in coming weeks.The U.S. Geological Survey said Wednesday the risk will rise if the lava drops below the groundwater level beneath the summit's caldera or craterlike basin. That's because an influx of water inside could cause steam-driven explosions.The agency says the volcano may eject blocks up to two yards (meters) in diameter a little less than a mile (a kilometer) away.

The governor of the US state of Hawaii has declared one of the areas of this American state a disaster zone due to the consequences of the eruption of Kilauea volcano . The US President was asked to help.

Evacuating during volcanic activity. If you live downhill of a rift zone and an eruption breaks out above your house, you will be ordered to Keep in mind that the scientists of the U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) have instruments that monitor the rift zones 24 hours a day .

Stunning photos taken at Hawaii's Big Island on Tuesday show golfers coolly hitting the links even as a monstrous ash plume looms behind them.

The eruption of the Kilauea volcano has already destroyed houses, caused evacuations and threatened to wreak havoc on Hawaii's tourism industry. On Tuesday, a plume of ash from the volcano rose 12,000 feet into the air, dropping ash on large sections of the island.

The US Geological Survey issued a red alert on Tuesday warning of an imminent major eruption.

But clearly, not everyone was so worried.

Hawaii street swallowed by 'lava tide' as more homes burn .
Hawaii street swallowed by 'lava tide' as more homes burnA rising tide of lava turned a Hawaii street into a smoking volcanic wasteland on Friday, destroying at least eight homes as residents stood on the road and watched their houses burn.

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