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The Conversation: Kīlauea resumes eruption; BLNR chair appointee faces backlash

This view from a sunrise overflight at 6:45 a.m. on Friday shows the Kilauea eruption is confined to Halemaʻumaʻu crater in the summit caldera. Mauna Loa (not erupting) is along the horizon in the background.
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Catherine Cruz is the host of The Conversation. Originally from Guam, she spent more than 30 years at KITV, covering beats from government to education. Contact her at
Savannah Harriman-Pote is the energy and climate change reporter.
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