Hawaii volcano: Why the eruption of Kilauea could be so terrifyingly deadly

Hawaii volcano: Why the eruption of Kilauea could be so terrifyingly deadlyHawaii’s Kilauea volcano has already shocked the world by sending massive walls of lava into houses and eating up cars, and spreading acid rain across the island. “We know the volcano is capable of doing this,” said Charles Mandeville, volcano hazards coordinator for the U.S. Geological Survey, citing similar explosions at Kilauea in 1925, 1790 and four other times in the last few thousand years. “If it goes up, it will come down,” said Charles Mandeville.



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