KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii – Hawaii’s Mauna Loa volcano erupted for the first time in nearly 40 years late Sunday night, Nov. 27.
Authorities said that lava was threatening any homes or communities and no evacuation orders have been issued.
Mauna Loa is the world’s largest active volcano. It last erupted in 1984. It is one of five volcanoes that make up the Big Island of Hawaii, the largest and southernmost island in the Hawaiian archipelago.
Scroll below to view videos of the recent eruption.