Kilauea volcano lava cuts off key escape route in Hawaii, man injured

  • Published on May 20, 2018
  • A man's leg has been shattered by heavy lava spatter and a stream of lava from Kilauea volcano has crossed part of a key Hawaii highway.
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  • abdelhafid chaalal
    abdelhafid chaalal 3 months ago

    Ciel du plant avec giliano gemma

  • Natacha Life style
    Natacha Life style 4 months ago

    Pray for people in Hawaii!

  • Vytis Dineika
    Vytis Dineika 7 months ago

    don't worry, be happy :)

  • brian budge
    brian budge 7 months ago

    I do feel for these people, but you buy a house in that path of a volcano there are risks.

  • Agboo Hans
    Agboo Hans 7 months ago

    I gotta stop reading comments below these videos of lava on the big island. People are fricken ridiculous, not doing any research, thinking that everybody is in grave danger, yada yada... ya - i feel for those who lost their homes, and at the same time, it’s an island chain, made by this exact process, w/one of the most active volcanoes... IN THE WHOLE WORLD! Can’t really expect much different, and sometimes, it’s basically inevitable. Times like when people are building in zone 1. Kinda asking for it, almost...

  • Enxio - Minecraft & Skits

    throw away the whole island

  • moma
    moma 7 months ago

    A man's leg has been shattered by heavy lava spatter and a stream of lava from Kilauea volcano has crossed part of a key Hawaii highway

  • The_Y_mang G
    The_Y_mang G 7 months ago

    Who took Tahiti's Heart?

  • RoughToBeBuffTV
    RoughToBeBuffTV 7 months ago

    This calls for Moana!!! The heart of Tafiti will be returned.

  • smokey bacon
    smokey bacon 7 months ago

    Get your diamond pickaxes boys

  • YouTuber 1
    YouTuber 1 7 months ago +1

    Ok hawaiians. It's time to play "The floor is lava"

  • Daniela Soto
    Daniela Soto 7 months ago

    It’s earth changing events

  • Meme
    Meme 7 months ago +1

    I've play minecraft so just put water on it

  • JadedGems
    JadedGems 7 months ago

    I wonder if part of the island will be evacuated

  • Julia DIY / Easy DIY crafts - How to make

    Was it hardened already?

  • Dirty Deeds
    Dirty Deeds 7 months ago

    sorry about the mess I'm having septic problems.

  • Chromer E1ite
    Chromer E1ite 7 months ago

    why hasnt everyone left the lava flows slower than a turtle and it hasbeen there for a while now and they had like alot of time to escape

  • jessejauregui
    jessejauregui 7 months ago

    Prayer for those affected. Mother Earth is crying out. We need to start cleaning up our planet.

  • Bob Sullivan
    Bob Sullivan 7 months ago +1

    I thought CNN said the world ended yesterday. Crap, just my luck....I showed up late!

  • Jamie Moseley
    Jamie Moseley 7 months ago

    Uhohhh pray for the people in Hawaii

  • Maher Al-Hinnawi
    Maher Al-Hinnawi 7 months ago

    Earth is vomiting 😆

  • Adil Shaidollaev
    Adil Shaidollaev 7 months ago

    Pls 50$ qiwi +77712471145

  • Jamar's Room
    Jamar's Room 7 months ago


  • Arizona Sky
    Arizona Sky 7 months ago

    It's evacuated. No escape needed.

  • Darkman J
    Darkman J 7 months ago

    You wanna know what’s stops an erupting volcano?

    A good guy with a gun.

  • Tim Mcmasters
    Tim Mcmasters 7 months ago

    Lucky guy that could have hit his head

  • Richard Sendejas
    Richard Sendejas 7 months ago


  • Time  Keeper
    Time Keeper 7 months ago

    Will we be carbon taxing the volcano for damages to environment ?

  • Robert Sepulveda
    Robert Sepulveda 7 months ago

    Remember most of this islands where created by volcanic activity.

  • Mulatu Kasa
    Mulatu Kasa 7 months ago +1

    That looks like my morning tea 🍵

  • GamingWith Mo
    GamingWith Mo 7 months ago +1

    Is it really hot out there

  • GamingWith Mo
    GamingWith Mo 7 months ago +1

    Is this good thing or bad thing?

  • T Frey
    T Frey 7 months ago

    It's an island, the Escape route needs to be a boat off the island.

    SYXX6_STREETWORKOUT 7 months ago

    Nature is BOSS !

  • Joseph The Bear
    Joseph The Bear 7 months ago

    Y'all need to stop saying 'Oh,I hope they're safe,praying for Hawaii.' Cause while prayer is good,it ain't gonna stop lava.
    Now,if you actually want to help,volunteer for cleanup afterwards or go donate money to that part of the island (cause I know the whole damn thing isn't up to it's knees in flames and lava/magma).

  • Abdulrahman Ahmed
    Abdulrahman Ahmed 7 months ago

    00:12 i thought she said
    “So Megan what’s the tea”

  • Blake Rockwell
    Blake Rockwell 7 months ago

    they should just use a water bucket to turn it all into cobblestone

  • Mary Booth
    Mary Booth 7 months ago


    1031KRONTZ GERMERICAN 7 months ago

    This is why you dont live on a volcano in the middle of the biggest ocean.

  • jon dough
    jon dough 7 months ago

    Go lava go ! reclaim all your land !

  • Connie Leon
    Connie Leon 8 months ago

    Wow reading some of the comments here im glad to know that its not as bad as you think the media makes it sound like the whole island going to disappear. STAY SAFE !!

  • Ahhhnon 42069
    Ahhhnon 42069 8 months ago


  • Bradley Shadowens
    Bradley Shadowens 8 months ago

    The floor is lava.

  • Luis  Gonzalez
    Luis Gonzalez 8 months ago


  • Jonathan Dominguez
    Jonathan Dominguez 8 months ago

    Hillary voter fraud bases getting detoryed finally

  • Ruczy Media
    Ruczy Media 8 months ago

    This is so crazy man.

  • Gustas Jucaitis
    Gustas Jucaitis 8 months ago

    shin? lul

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    Ollyfian Aldo Pratama 8 months ago

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  • Peace Space
    Peace Space 8 months ago

    Why was he sitting so his leg shattered??is this accurate news or stories put together like CNN hyping lies???

  • Aleana Medina
    Aleana Medina 8 months ago

    Ask Jesus to save you from your sins and to give you eternal life. We are in the final countdown. Time is running out these are the last days.

  • Morgan H
    Morgan H 8 months ago +1

    At 0:43 you can see Obi Wan Kenobi declare that he has the high ground.

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  • chubbychuck74
    chubbychuck74 8 months ago

    Seriously everyone knew this was going to eventually happen they are living on a volcano

  • Thomas Pinkleton
    Thomas Pinkleton 8 months ago

    My heart goes out to all those that lost their lives in this tragic natural event. A moment of silence please.

  • PhorOh Phor
    PhorOh Phor 8 months ago

    So where was this guy sitting casually sipping coffee that was close enough for him to be splattered with lava? Probably somewhere he shouldn’t have been.

  • Boosea
    Boosea 8 months ago

    People wake up this is just the beginning it’s good it’s split into two just like Africa! Then the tsunami is going to come right to the West Coast! Maybe the Madrid is next? How do you think those rocky mountains were formed the Atlantic and Pacific plates push them together!Wake up they are not telling you that danger is Here! The salt mines in Utah and Louisiana will cave in to! More tidal waves toward Florida and Mexico! Start storing food and water! We have 12 to 15 months before all hell breaks loose! Pole shifts! Look at all the animals that are coming up to doors of homes and business Telling is we are to relaxed and not preparing as a country to get ready for this nightmare! Please for your little children’s sake do it for your loved ones! All the signs are flashing and screaming danger danger is here!

  • The #as# Ltd
    The #as# Ltd 8 months ago

    the laVa is grreat

  • An unexamined life
    An unexamined life 8 months ago

    This reminds me of the scene from Austin Powers when the security guard just stood there and screamed for like five minutes before a slow moving stream roller rolled over him. How long have we known about this by now??

  • deadly shotta
    deadly shotta 8 months ago

    Haha 1 man broke his shin.. State of emergency!!

  • knickandchester
    knickandchester 8 months ago

    Super annoying reporting. Just show the lava video and locals being interviewed

  • Colton
    Colton 8 months ago

    Great time to vacation.

  • Al Fu
    Al Fu 8 months ago

    I know this is a catastrophe but man is this thing beautiful or what

  • car guy
    car guy 8 months ago

    good time to dispose of the evidence

  • Rodolfo Sandoval
    Rodolfo Sandoval 8 months ago

    Why haven't they evacuated Hawaii completely at least that island

  • Luis Garcia
    Luis Garcia 8 months ago

    Wow that's crazy and sad 😔😰😥😷

  • kitty lover
    kitty lover 8 months ago

    This is terrifiing this is why I don't like the news

    RDNETWORK 8 months ago

    Ok who wants to jump in see how it feels. I wanna try it

  • I_be Thotin
    I_be Thotin 8 months ago

    There goes my vacation to hawaii

  • LinkMaster64
    LinkMaster64 8 months ago

    Not be heartless here or anything and I hope everyone stays safe buuuuut....this makes me wanna go get some marshmallows.

  • Jerome Williams
    Jerome Williams 8 months ago

    2:27 is that a glitch in the matrix?

  • LyCometz
    LyCometz 8 months ago

    How do you put it away? Is there nothing they can do about it to stop it?

  • nintendoon
    nintendoon 8 months ago

    I feel bad but why tf live near a volcano

  • Tae Nation
    Tae Nation 8 months ago

    That’s scary

  • Hellomoto
    Hellomoto 8 months ago

    I use to be an adventurer like you. And then I took a lava to the knee

  • Degwin Sodo Zabi
    Degwin Sodo Zabi 8 months ago

    Man shouldn’t live near volcanoes, below sea level, and on fault lines. Somebody needs to spread this message

  • Aloha Aliyah
    Aloha Aliyah 8 months ago

    I was born there and lived there for a while but I lived on Oahu but I moved two years ago and I remember a long time ago my old 2nd grade teacher said a volcano would never erupt till thousands of years but I can't believe this is happening but it's ok because it's only in a small area

  • LukeL007
    LukeL007 8 months ago

    For the record frozen lava is called rock.

  • Angriest Vaper
    Angriest Vaper 8 months ago

    The lava is absolutely beautiful! I guess nobody thought to evacuate the island lol. Silly humans

  • Ultra FU
    Ultra FU 8 months ago

    Now those people know what it feels like to live inside MORDOR.

  • Mike DeLoach
    Mike DeLoach 8 months ago

    2:30 The center of the screen is a static (not moving) shot of bright orange [lava?], while all the lava *around* it is in motion.....Photoshopping for dramatic visual? I think so.

  • Jess Ubera
    Jess Ubera 8 months ago

    We only have God💕 everyone please pray for this:(

  • Jimmy Gray
    Jimmy Gray 8 months ago

    I hope everyone in Hawaii is safe. This is horrible.

  • GreasyEddie
    GreasyEddie 8 months ago

    Anyone else notice that the girl in the pink dress nipples were pointing out on here dress

  • Bohdi Tree
    Bohdi Tree 8 months ago

    I expected it! My favorite psychic's said decades ago Hawaii would end up a harsh land to live. It feels like the Yellowstone Caldera will not erupt in our lifetimes, but this one is going all out and can take out almost all the Islands in Hawaii. At least of humans, green/animal life will grow around it. In fact, that might be Pele's intentions; cleansing. Usually, how far she goes depends on how bad the people are. Just saying.......Hawaii is a honey pot for the spoiled and bratty that want those perfect temps and a pool living right next to the sea. (b/c only the spoiled need both) To Pele, your either fighting against the spoiled brats, or your PART of the PROBLEM. Theres no middle ground any more. Too many of her own people have become complacent. Hawaii is NOT SJW California, and Pele WILL make everyone know.

  • Driver John
    Driver John 8 months ago

    Burn baby burn ahhhh haa haaaaa ha burn all you people hahahaha

  • Paul Legge
    Paul Legge 8 months ago

    So amazing

  • KaheemMini
    KaheemMini 8 months ago

    Thats a terrible thing I ever seen, I feel bad for all those animal and people who live there😖 hope everyones who live near that make it safe, god bless them

  • Nv Scribz
    Nv Scribz 8 months ago

    The earth is bleeding! 😭

  • Cubosoide
    Cubosoide 8 months ago

    Those are some big o'l titi's Megan

  • MrMudNugget
    MrMudNugget 8 months ago

    They blink so much it makes me nauseous.

  • Voxel Spark
    Voxel Spark 8 months ago

    One would think after Pompeii no one would willingly live on or near a large active volcano.

  • Pickle Presser
    Pickle Presser 8 months ago

    End times y’all

  • Pickle Presser
    Pickle Presser 8 months ago

    The world is cracking in half

  • Emily Burke
    Emily Burke 8 months ago

    Get out!

  • Jimirulz1
    Jimirulz1 8 months ago

    Incredibly beautiful!!

  • mymy my
    mymy my 8 months ago

    Oh, my God

  • F.B.I United States Government

    I wander if u can catch a magmar

  • Emily Hood
    Emily Hood 8 months ago

    My goodness