Last Updated: 01/29/2019 03:01PM ET
Hawaii’s Mount Kilauea volcano erupted on Thursday, May 3, 2018, spewing lava toward a residential area and causing mandatory evacuations. More than 250 earthquakes have also hit the Big Island, including one with a magnitude 6.9. As of Friday, May 4, local officials do not expect the earthquake to cause a damaging tsunami.
Many travel insurance policies have coverage for natural disasters, including volcanic eruptions and earthquakes. The Hawaii Mount Kilauea Volcanic Eruption travel insurance information center explains coverage for the eruption. This resource is regularly updated by Squaremouth’s travel insurance experts with official provider position statements, answers to frequently asked questions, and more. Information is subject to change at any time.
Questions? Squaremouth’s travel insurance experts are on hand to answer your questions about coverage for the volcano and earthquakes. We are available from 8am to 10pm ET daily by chat and by phone at 1-800-240-0369.