Because of inclement weather, our overflight has been cancelled, but here’s a collection of imagery from last week…

Lava pours into the sea at the Kamokuna ocean entry, shattering and creating the black sand that our island is so well known for.
Ropey braids of pahoehoe. Lava creates the most amazing textures, don’t you think?
A breakout of pahoehoe creates a ropey texture as it cools.
Comprised of roughly 50% silica, the surface of fresh lava appears silvery and metallic.
Pahoehoe oozes from beneath the ruptured crust of a tube.

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