Lava Update: Thursday, September 22, 6:00 am – Kalapana and Pu‘u ‘O‘o overflight

Volcanic activity continues as lava from Pu‘u ‘O‘o, a vent on Kilauea’s east rift zone, feeds the ocean entry at Kamokuna.  Here are images from Thursday’s overflight.

Lava pours into the sea at the Kamokuna ocean entry within the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
An overall perspective of the Kamokuna ocean entry, with the eastern delta in the foreground, with a significant steam plume rising.
A tighter view of the eastern delta and its robust activity.
The lava pond within Pu‘u ‘O‘o bubbles vigorously.
A skylight at the base of Pulama Pali allows a peek at the river of lava feeding the Kamokuna ocean entry.

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