Kilauea’s eruptive activity continues on the east rift zone, and although weather precluded us from accessing Pu‘u ‘O‘o and surrounding areas, the lower upper flow field (lol), or the area above Pulama Pali, hosted a number of little breakouts, including the eastern lobe. And while no molten lava was visible on the pali itself, surface … More Lava Update | October 26, 2017
Kilauea remains very active, with eruptive episode 61G persisting on the east rift zone. Pu‘u ‘O‘o, the vent where this current eruption began in 1983, is home to a small but very active lava lake, while also effusing lava from its northeastern flank, feeding flows above Pulama Pali through the coastal plain, and the Kamokuna … More Lava Update | October 15, 2017
Kilauea continues to erupt from its east rift zone, as Pu‘u ‘O‘o remains active with a bubbling lava lake and effusion of lava from its eastern flank, feeding numerous surface flows between the vent and the Kamokuna ocean entry. See the photos and their descriptions below.
Because I happen to be in Portland and can’t fly today, I’m posting a few more images of the tumultuous tumulus from last week’s overflight! Enjoy!! Stay tuned for bruddah Mick’s video update!