Very much like our flight on February 1st, a stationary cell of weather sat over much of the eruption zone, this time, just a bit further inland than last, so our approach was from the makai (seaward) direction as Pu‘u ‘O‘o was socked in. Several streams of lava were active on Pulama Pali, and a … More Lava Update | February 15, 2018
Beautiful skies over the eruption zone was a nice change for us from the past few weeks! Although shifty winds cut short our visit to Pu‘u ‘O‘o’s lava lake, we still had the opportunity to observe it foundering and spattering, before its gas plume chased us out. There were several breakouts on the upper flow … More Lava Update | February 8, 2018
Here’s some intimate imagery from last Thursday’s lava charter! Those rivers of lava flowing down Pulama Pali were amazing, and made for great subject matter. ..See the photos below…
Check out the variety of textures we had the pleasure of observing last week! Dynamic and diverse are two terms that come to mind… but they still fall far short of describing the beauty and wonder of seeing these scenes in person!!
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