Rainy and heavily overcast skies welcomed us back to the flow fields, as both Mick and I had been away for the past two weeks on the mainland. But, being away for so long had these two lava junkies itchin’ for some HOT action… and while we were shutout at Pu‘u ‘O‘o and upper flow field, we … More Lava Update | December 14, 2017
Aloha awakea!! Here’s a LAVA FIX to help warm you up, on this cold, dreary, rainy day in Hilo… or, wherever you are!!
A bit of rain was falling between Hilo Airport and the east rift zone, but aside from getting a little wet on our transit, the overcast skies made for nice shooting conditions! Kilauea’s 34 year long eruption continues, as we observed activity within Pu‘u ‘O‘o, and on the upper and lower flow fields. In addition … More Lava Update | November 24, 2017
Kilauea’s eruptive activity continues on its east rift zone, and although no lava is currently entering the sea, several lobes of lava progress downslope. Numerous breakouts were visible on the upper flow field, most within a mile of the vent, and during Friday’s overflight, the weather cooperated for the first time in over a month! … More Lava Update | November 17, 2017
Once again, and for the 4th consecutive week, low overhanging clouds precluded us from flying over Pu‘u ‘O‘o crater, but the new spillway flow, within a 1/2 mile of the vent, was quite active with several breakouts while we hovered over it. The eastern lobe and Pulama Pali also remain active, as molten lava escapes … More Lava Update | November 9, 2017