OFFICIAL SOURCES OF NEWS aND INFORMATION
A basic list of official resources for you to stay informed.
Each one includes many more links as well as photos, videos, and other information. Scroll down for useful maps.
Fire evacuation is the closest emergency to lava; good links and resources here. (Not official, but please be ready)
Hawaii County Alerts and Links
The latest announcements from Civil Defense, including links and signups for alerts sent to your phone. Facebook page here.
Map of the current eruption. Includes roadblocks, fissure, flow and more. Map takes a little while to load.
Announcements on the home page regarding school closures and more
Check the status of your home by street. (808) 935-0031
Also used to initiate the process to request a confirmation of damage.
US Geologic Survey Links and Updates (USGS)
USGS Hawaii Volcano Observatory Kilauea→
Facebook page includes videotaped explanations of what we are seeing at Halamaumau
What to do about Ash, menu bar at left covers many areas of concern when Ash is in the air. More on our Vog and Ash Page.
OTHER OFFICIAL information sources
Informative with HELCO updates and other news you can use. HELCO is also active on Twitter.