Witness the largest lava lake in the world! The Volcano Goddess, Pele’s latest manifestation is a lake of hot liquid rock nearly a half mile long and over a third mile long! Its volume of 35-million cubic yards of lava absolutely boggles the mind! Take an early morning lava flight with Paradise Helicopters… complete with … More January 6, 2021 Halemaumau Lake – (VIDEO)
December 29, 2020 Halemaumau Lava Lake AerialsMahalo Paradise Helicopters!!!Pele has formed an enormous 600-foot deep lava lake in Halemaumau crater. In just over a week, she has poured 29 million cubic yards or 5 billion gallons of lava into the huge crater. Several islands of hardened, floating lava have appeared on the lake’s surface. The … More December 29, 2020 Halemaumau Lava Lake Aerials – (VIDEO)
For the first time in over two years, Kilauea Volcano is erupting… this time in Halemaumau within Kilauea Caldera, the focal point of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. These aerial views show the enormity of the eruption, and the huge plume generated by the eruption from several vents within the crater.
It’s been about two months since our last overflight, and as expected, there’s no visible eruptive activity to report. Isolated areas of the eruption zone continue to degas, but much of the vegetation downwind of the rift is coming back to life. 🙂 Access to the Puna Geothermal Venture facility has been restored, as a … More Lava Update | January 25, 2019
The County of Hawaii recently completed the restoration of vehicular access to Pohoiki for residents and landowners, and while it remains closed to the general public, the road is beautiful! Below are photos of the road, and a few other areas we visited during our overflight.
Work crews have made great progress restoring Highway 132 from Pohoiki Road to Four Corners. Still more sand has been deposited at Pohoiki Bay, making the beach less of a crescent shape. But perhaps most interesting are the changes that continue to reshape Halemaumau Crater and Kilauea Caldera. … More 8/21/19 Hwy 132 , Pohoiki, Water in Halemaumau (VIDEO)