August 2, 2018 | Waiting for Lava Surge (VIDEO)

August 2, 2018 Waiting for Lava Surge from Mick Kalber on Vimeo. Fissure 8 was still effusing plenty lava this morning, but overall the activity throughout the flow field was extremely sluggish. Numerous fingers of lava pour or drip into the sea, the the volume appeared considerably reduced. This was probably due to the lack … More August 2, 2018 | Waiting for Lava Surge (VIDEO)

Lava Update | July 29, 2018

Kilauea’s eruptive activity persists, with fissure 8 continuing to feed the massive perched channel within Leilani Estates.  Sizable earthquakes at the summit have been generating surges through the system, which in turn have created overflows, instability, and unpredictability.  One such breach yesterday, touched off a brushfire in an isolated area adjacent to the braided channels, … More Lava Update | July 29, 2018