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"Halema'uma'u Crater: For 100 years lava boiled in this crater-within-a-crater.... Halema'uma'u lies at the heart of Kilauea, an active volcano with a fiery reputation. From 1823 until 1924, Halema'uma'u contained a lava lake that fascinated visitors from around the world. Over the years, the crater floor rose and fell as the lava supply fluctuated. The climax of this activity came in 1924 when Halema'uma'u exploded, increasing the diameter of the crater from 1/4 to 1/2 mile...."

"Halema'uma'u Crater: For 100 years lava boiled in this crater-within-a-crater.... Halema'uma'u lies at the heart of Kilauea, an active volcano with a fiery reputation. From 1823 until 1924, Halema'uma'u contained a lava lake that fascinated visitors from around the world. Over the years, the crater floor rose and fell as the lava supply fluctuated. The climax of this activity came in 1924 when Halema'uma'u exploded, increasing the diameter of the crater from 1/4 to 1/2 mile...."