Island Conversations–#17–Bonus: Mauna Loa Volcano Upgrade

On Tuesday, July 2, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory raised the alert level for Mauna Loa from the lowest, Normal, green, typical background noneruptive state (where it’s been for around a year) to Advisory, yellow, “volcano is exhibiting signs of elevated unrest above known background level.”  We spoke with Tina Neal, Scientist-in-Charge at HVO, who stressed an…