Hawaii Fire and Ice! Yet more snow on the peaks of Mauna Kea and the continuation of the eruption in Halemaumau. The road to the summit of Hawaii’s tallest mountain appeared closed this morning… at least for a while. Mauna Loa also received a dusting of snow. And Pele continues to fill the enormous crater … More February 4, 2021 Hawaii Fire and Ice – (VIDEO)
Snow? In Hawaii?!? Yep… the peaks of Mauna Kea on the Big Island have received about a half a foot of the white stuff over the past couple days. Not nearly the record, which was set at 2 FEET of snowfall on Mauna Kea in 2016! Nevertheless, skiing, snowball fights and snowman building can now … More January 28, 2021 Mauna Kea/Mauna Loa Snow – (VIDEO)
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.