Graphic shows Kilauea volcano eruption.


Mount Kilauea volcano erupts

By Jordi Bou

May 4, 2018 - Mount Kilauea volcano has erupted near a residential area on Hawaii's largest island, prompting a local state of emergency and the mandatory evacuation of 1,700 local residents.

Kilauea is the most active of the five volcanos that from the island of Hawii, and are considered sacred by the Hawaiian people. The Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is a World Heritage Site attracting over 2.5 million people annually.

PUBLISHED: 04/05/2018; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Associated Press