Hawaii's Kilauea volcano erupts

Fissure 3 at Leilani and Kaupili Streets in Leilani Estates subdivision on May 4. Lava on the road was approximately 2 m thick. (Photo: USGS)

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano erupts

Eruptive area showing recent fissures in Leilani Estates subdivision when photo was taken on May 4. (Photo: USGS)

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano erupts

Fissure 7 began on May 5 morning around dawn and was active for several hours. (Photo: USGS)

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano erupts

A new fissure erupted on May 5 evening near fissures 2 and 7. Lava fountains as high as about 230 ft erupted from the fissure. (Photo: USGS)

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano erupts

A lava flow moves on Makamae Street in Leilani Estates on May 6. (Photo: USGS)

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano erupts

A very wide angle camera view captures the entire north portion of the Overlook crater. (Photo: USGS)

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano erupts

On May 7 steam rose from fissure 9 on Moku Street in the Leilani Estates Subdivision. (Photo: USGS)

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano erupts

Ash column rises from the Overlook crater at the summit of KÄ«lauea Volcano on May 9. (Photo: USGS)

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano erupts

Geologist inspects a crack that widened considerably in the past day on Old Kalapana Roadn on May 10. (Photo: USGS)

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano erupts

Aerial view of fissure 16, located about 1.3 km northeast of fissure 15. (Photo: USGS)

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano erupts

Cracks on Highway 132 marked with orange spray paint to track changes through time. (Photo: USGS)

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano erupts

A slow sticky Aa flow emerges on May 13 from a new fissure just over a half mile northeast of the end of Hinalo Street. (Photo: USGS)