Lava Update – Ocean Entry! | May 20, 2018

Gloomy skies didn’t stop us from making an attempt at our documentation efforts, especially with Paradise Helicopters‘ CEO, Calvin Dorn, at the stick!  🙂  Kilauea’s lower east rift zone eruption continues, as the massive flows from the fountaining fissures crossed Hwy 137 (Red Road) and reached the sea late last night, and were still actively pouring … More Lava Update – Ocean Entry! | May 20, 2018

Lava Update – Fire and Fury VIDEO | May 18, 2018

Click on the photo to view the full video! https://vimeo.com/270767397/c06416bc30     Our Observations: WOW!!! Huge eruptions are happening at fissures below Leilani Estates! Two gigantic pahoehoe outbreaks are emanating from Fissures 16 and 17, and a towering high fountain eruption is blasting skyward at Fissure 17. The lava is spreading in various directions, but hasn’t … More Lava Update – Fire and Fury VIDEO | May 18, 2018

Lava Update – Fissures 21 & 22 | May 18, 2018

As of yesterday, May 17, 2018 at 4:54 PM, fissures 18, 19, and 20 have reactivated and a new fissure (21) has opened between fissures 7 and 3. An area 50-100 yards wide, parallel to and north of the line of fissures between Highway 130 and Lanipuna Gardens, has dropped slightly. This long depression is currently … More Lava Update – Fissures 21 & 22 | May 18, 2018

Lava Update – Rain, Vog, and Lava VIDEO| May 17, 2018

Click on the photo to view the full video! https://vimeo.com/270591180/706f32ad72 Our observations: Kalpana Cultural tour guide, Ikaika Marzo, led us on an adventure to Fissure 17 today… a marvelous foray to the heart of the eruption. Lava spattering fifty feet and more… amazing explosions, throwing huge rocks through the trees and bushes nearby… rain and acrid sulphur … More Lava Update – Rain, Vog, and Lava VIDEO| May 17, 2018