The reaction between hot lava and cold seawater can be quite explosive at times. Here, trapped steam creates a bursting lava bubble.
A wave crashes onto a river of molten lava, creating a bubbling froth that quickly flashes to steam.
The apex of a breakout on the Kamokuna delta.
Two large fingers of pahoehoe flow onto the newly created black sand beach at the edge of the Kamokuna delta.