Halema'uma'u Crater at Kilauea Summit (image) University of Hawaii ‑ SOEST Caption View of eruption plume from Overlook vent in Halema'uma'u crater on the summit of Kilauea volcano on March 27, 2008, nine days after the start of the ongoing eruption. Credit Christine Heliker, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory, US Geological Survey Usage Restrictions Photo may be used with appropriate caption and credit. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.