Kilauea’s eruptive activity persists on its lower east rift zone, as fissure 8 continues to discharge an extraordinary volume of lava, estimated to be in the neighborhood of 100 cubic meters of lava per second. Although we’ve observed fluctuations in levels within the channelized flow, there has not been a noticeable decline in output from … More Lava Update | July 16, 2018
Lava surges, huge ocean entries, and a brand new island to the east!
Recent large earthquakes at Kilauea Volcano’s summit have been linked to surges of lava at Fissure 8 of the lower east rift zone eruption. … More July 15, 2018 | Lava Surge & New Island (VIDEO)
Just in case you were wondering, the ten-week-old eruption of Kilauea Volcano is very far from over. In the past two days lava has claimed a school, a beloved beach park, dozens of homes, miles of roads, hundreds of acres of farm and ranch land. And sadly, scientists see no end to the eruption at this time. … More July 12, 2018 | Aloha Oe Ahalanui-Kua O Ka La (VIDEO)
Ahalanui Beach Park (Hot Pond) and Kua O Ka La Charter School nearby have been spared, at least temporarily… as an overflow at the bottom of the braided channel just above Kapoho Crater drained the lava from the river below. … More July 10, 2018 | Lava Channel Overflow (VIDEO)
The current Leilani Estates eruption of Kilauea Volcano is still threatening Ahalanui Beach Park (Hot Pond) and Kua O Ka La Charter School nearby… but as of this morning was about 150 yards away from each. … More July 9, 2018 | Ahalanui Still There (VIDEO)