Paradise Helicopters Pilot, Matt Mannion, was flying a tour over Kīlauea at the start of its most recent eruption

Matt Mannion has been flying helicopters for over 17 years and knows very well that when it comes to witnessing Kilauea’s magic, it’s all about perfect timing. … More Paradise Helicopters Pilot, Matt Mannion, was flying a tour over Kīlauea at the start of its most recent eruption

February 4, 2021 Hawaii Fire and Ice – (VIDEO)

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)

January 28, 2021 Mauna Kea/Mauna Loa Snow – (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)

Lava Update | Monday, February 18, 2019

There’s no visible eruptive activity to report, but a few areas of the eruption zone continue to degas. Most areas of vegetation downwind of the rift are flourishing once again.   And while the road to the Puna Geothermal Venture facility has been restored, a number of homes and agricultural fields still remain isolated, and the … More Lava Update | Monday, February 18, 2019