Very much like our flight on February 1st, a stationary cell of weather sat over much of the eruption zone, this time, just a bit further inland than last, so our approach was from the makai (seaward) direction as Pu‘u ‘O‘o was socked in. Several streams of lava were active on Pulama Pali, and a … More Lava Update | February 15, 2018
A preflight check of satellite imagery showed a stationary band of weather just inland and parallel to the southeast coast of the island, but clear skies over Hilo gave us an opportunity to at least make an attempt at accessing the eruption zone. As the cell sat over Pulama Pali and the area just above … More Lava Update | February 1, 2018
Check out the variety of textures we had the pleasure of observing last week! Dynamic and diverse are two terms that come to mind… but they still fall far short of describing the beauty and wonder of seeing these scenes in person!!