22 May 2018

Toxic gas threat as Kilauea lava hits ocean

From Nine To Noon, 9:09 am on 22 May 2018

In addition to the possibility of more eruptions, lava is oozing into the ocean, sending hydrochloric acid and volcanic glass particles into the air. Local officials say two lava flows have reached the Pacific, creating thick hazardous clouds known as "laze". Lynn speaks with volcanologist and chair of geology and geophysics at the University of Hawaii, Professor Ken Rubin.