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Lava flows on the Pu'u O'o crater on Kilauea Volcano on Sunday, March 6, 2011 in Hawaii. Scientists say the Pu'u O'o crater floor has collapsed and an eruption occurred along the middle of Kilauea Volcano's east rift zone. Scientists at the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory say after a fissure broke out around 5 p.m. Saturday, lava was seen erupting up to 65 feet high. (AP Photo/Tim Wright)

Hawaii is smiling, ready for its close-up

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"Smiling Volcano" in Hawaii Goes Viral

Hawaii's Big Island is smiling and ready for its close-up. 

Mick Kalber from the helicopter tour company Paradise Helicopters captured video of a smiley face in a crater of Kilauea Volcano during an eruption, according to ABC News. 

The volcano has been continuously erupting since 1983, making it one of the most active in the world, according to ABC News. 

According to CNN, the 6.5 mile-long lava flow has been making its way down the south flank of Kilauea since May, but just reached the Pacific Ocean on July 26. 

Here's a look at the lava spilling into the ocean:

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