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Succession of events led to 2018 Kilauea eruption

JAMM AQUINO / MAY 2018
                                A scientific study says Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientists predicted the eruption but missed on its scale. At top, lava entered the Pacific Ocean on May 21, 2018.
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JAMM AQUINO / MAY 2018

A scientific study says Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientists predicted the eruption but missed on its scale. At top, lava entered the Pacific Ocean on May 21, 2018.

GEORGE F. LEE / MAY 2018
                                Active lava fissures near what is now the end of Leilani Street spew forth lava at Leilani Estates near Pahoa. Silhouetted are adventurous residents and members of the media.
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GEORGE F. LEE / MAY 2018

Active lava fissures near what is now the end of Leilani Street spew forth lava at Leilani Estates near Pahoa. Silhouetted are adventurous residents and members of the media.

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM / 2018
                                An aerial view of the Kilauea East Rift Zone and the Puna Geothermal Venture plant on May 16, 2018, shows how close lava got to the energy plant.
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CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM / 2018

An aerial view of the Kilauea East Rift Zone and the Puna Geothermal Venture plant on May 16, 2018, shows how close lava got to the energy plant.

JAMM AQUINO / MAY 2018
                                A scientific study says Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientists predicted the eruption but missed on its scale. At top, lava entered the Pacific Ocean on May 21, 2018.
GEORGE F. LEE / MAY 2018
                                Active lava fissures near what is now the end of Leilani Street spew forth lava at Leilani Estates near Pahoa. Silhouetted are adventurous residents and members of the media.
CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM / 2018
                                An aerial view of the Kilauea East Rift Zone and the Puna Geothermal Venture plant on May 16, 2018, shows how close lava got to the energy plant.