Mauna Loa 2022

Find daily USGS updates here:

Dec 1, 2022-ATTENTION: NASA is supporting single-pass airborne InSAR topography flights using the NASA G-III Jet. The jet will depart California on Tuesday December 6th and make observations through December 10th. Please contact the HSAC for more information about how to get involved.

Hawaii Scientific Advisory Committee (H-SAC)

The Hawaii Science Advisory Committee (H-SAC) is responsible for communicating between the USGS Hawaii Volcano Observatory (HVO) and the academic community. H-SAC is accepting requests and proposals from academics to work with HVO and/or access the eruption area to collect data.

H-SAC members for the Mauna Loa 202 eruption include:

  • Chair: Kathy Cashman
  • Academics:  Bruce Houghton (UH), Christelle Wauthier (Penn State although on sabbatical at HVO), Kari Cooper (UC Davis)
  • USGS: Kendra Lynn (HVO), Hannah Dietterich (AVO), Kyle Anderson (CVO)

Proposals should be submitted by email to and follow the Proposal Guidelines.

Current Efforts

To Be Announced


To get the most up-to-date information on plans for scientific research join the CONVERSE Mauna Loa 2022 workspace on Slack.