Our first stop on our whirlwind trip on the Big Island is the USGS. They are the seismologists that actively monitor the two active volcanoes, Kilauea and Mauna Loa. We got a chance to talk with Brian Shiro about his job here.
(An example of a seismograph)
(The outer crater of Kilauea. At this time you cannot drive any closer due to the hydrogen sulfide fumes from the volcano)