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.
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
It’s been about two months since our last overflight, and as expected, there’s no visible eruptive activity to report. Isolated areas of the eruption zone continue to degas, but much of the vegetation downwind of the rift is coming back to life. 🙂 Access to the Puna Geothermal Venture facility has been restored, as a … More Lava Update | January 25, 2019
The County of Hawaii recently completed the restoration of vehicular access to Pohoiki for residents and landowners, and while it remains closed to the general public, the road is beautiful! Below are photos of the road, and a few other areas we visited during our overflight.
October 16, 2018 Halemaumau!!! from Mick Kalber on Vimeo. October 16, 2018 Halemaumau!!! We got our first close up look at the newly remodeled Halemaumau Crater at Kilauea’s summit this morning… and she is absolutely stunning! Halemaumau has grown to over a mile wide… and is somewhere in the neighborhood of 15-hundred feet deep. There … More October 16, 2018 – Halemaumau!!! (VIDEO)