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HIEMA ready to support if Mauna Loa Volcano becomes active

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HAWAII COUNTY, Hawaii (KITV4) -- Earthquake activity continued on Mauna Loa this weekend, but there's still no indication of the island’s volcano erupting. The United States Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory is monitoring the situation and communicating with the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency.

USGS and Hawaii County Civil Defense are doing most of the monitoring, but the organizations have been in constant contact with HIEMA since Mauna Loa started showing activity.

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Jefferson Tyler joined KITV after a lengthy stint in Reno, Nev. where he covered a variety of subjects. From wildfires to presidential elections, Jefferson takes pride in creating balanced stories that keep viewers’ attentions.

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