Matt Mannion has been flying helicopters for over 17 years and knows very well that when it comes to witnessing Kilauea’s magic, it’s all about perfect timing. … More Paradise Helicopters Pilot, Matt Mannion, was flying a tour over Kīlauea at the start of its most recent eruption
Hawaii Fire and Ice! Yet more snow on the peaks of Mauna Kea and the continuation of the eruption in Halemaumau. The road to the summit of Hawaii’s tallest mountain appeared closed this morning… at least for a while. Mauna Loa also received a dusting of snow. And Pele continues to fill the enormous crater … More February 4, 2021 Hawaii Fire and Ice – (VIDEO)
Witness the largest lava lake in the world! The Volcano Goddess, Pele’s latest manifestation is a lake of hot liquid rock nearly a half mile long and over a third mile long! Its volume of 35-million cubic yards of lava absolutely boggles the mind! Take an early morning lava flight with Paradise Helicopters… complete with … More January 6, 2021 Halemaumau Lake – (VIDEO)
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.