Eruptions cause major changes at Kilauea’s Summit

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park closed 49 days ago amid ongoing eruptions at Kilauea’s summit, and in that time the landscape has changed dramatically. 

 Hawaiian Volcano Observatory geologists estimate that Halemaumau Crater has doubled in size over the last two months and dropped a staggering 1,000 feet.

 Officials estimate the closure of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park has caused an impact of about $20 million in losses to the local economy. 

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