1924 Kilauea eruption
Red-Hot Rock Thrown Tivo Miles By Volcano By the Associated Press. Honolulu, May 19. The most serious explosion since the volcano Kileauea has been in erruption occurred at 7.30 last evening. Lightning splintered 12 telephone poles, hampering communi cation. - Last nights's explosion threw masses of red-hot rock two miles from the pit of the volcano, while a smoke cloud several miles high hangs over the vicin ity, lightning being visible through the density. Party Hunting Missing: Returns. A wireless message received today from Kilauea military camp by the v Hawaiian department of the army said that all ' the members of a party that had searched for two missing men had been accounted for. but that the two men said to have been standing by the side of the pit of Kilauea volcano after the eruption had not been seen. The airplane landing field, a short distance from the camp, was covered with large boulders, making it impossible to send a plane to the volcano. It is estimated that approximately 100 men had been visiting the military camp. The message failed to state whether a canvass had shown two missing.