Partly cloudy skies once again prevailed during our overflight, and although it didn’t interfere with access to the flow field, it did prevent us from doing our usual observation at Pu‘u ‘O‘o’s lava lake, as the crater was socked in pretty good. The area of breakouts 1/2 mile to the east of the vent remains … More Lava Update | April 12, 2018
Eruptive activity continues on the east rift zone of Kilauea, and although we were limited to the upper flow field just east of Pu‘u ‘O‘o because of low cloud cover, the latest breakout kept us occupied for our entire flight! See the latest photos and accompanying captions below.
We witnessed incredible variety of activity during this past Thursday’s overflight, and that included TEXTURES as well! See them below!!