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Kīlauea: Hawaiʻi on Fire Preview

Preview: Season 46 Episode 3 | 25s

In May 2018, Kīlauea volcano erupted, obliterating neighborhoods with devastating force and uprooting thousands of local residents. It is Hawaiʻi’s most destructive volcanic eruption in generations. How can one of the most beautiful places on Earth suddenly transform into a roaring inferno, sputtering molten lava and bombs of volcanic rock the size of refrigerators?

Aired: 01/23/19

Rating: NR

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