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Special Alerts



Island of Hawaii Volcanic Eruption and Lava Flow


The Hawaii Tourism Authority , Hawaii Tourism United States and the Island of Hawaii Visitors Bureau are closely monitoring the Kilauea volcanic activity. The following information and maps are current as of June 13.


For the most updated information visit Hawaii Civil Defense

Island of Hawaii - Kilauea Quick Facts


05-25-2018 “Air Quality is Safe in the Hawaiian Islands” – Hawaii Governor David Ige and State’s Top Health Official  

05-21-2018 Hawaii Governor David Ige: "Travel is Safe to the Hawaiian Islands"   ISLAND MAP

05-14-2018 Hawaii Volcanoes National Park: Two-thirds of the Park Remains Closed

05-12-18 Important Message to Vacation Rentals in Lower Puna


Helpful Links


Hawaii County Civil Defense


Hawaii County Eruption Map


Interagency Vog Information Dashboard:


Hawaii Volcano Observatory/USGS

Volcanic Watch Updates -


Hawaii Volcanoes National Park


Volcanic Ash Guide


Hawaiian Eruptions


Na Leo TV (video media briefs)



Travelers planning a trip to the Island of Hawaii who have questions can contact the Hawaii Tourism United States Call Center at 1-800-GO-HAWAII (1-800-464-2924)



Kauai Flooding


05-03-2018 Kuhio Highway from Waikoko to Wainiha to Open to Local Traffic Only Beginning Friday, May 4   ISLAND MAP

04-25-2018 Water Quality Continues to Improve at Kauai Beaches as Additional Brown Water Advisories are Lifted



For past Special Alert notices, click here.



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