Hurricane Lane aftermath |August 25, 2018

Here’s a little departure from our volcano documentation, as Hurricane Lane misses the island of Hawai‘i, but not without seriously impacting our weather.  After 4 days of almost non-stop rain, Hilo had a little reprieve, and we were able to fly over our soggy town for a quick peek at the record breaking inundation… before … More Hurricane Lane aftermath |August 25, 2018

Lava Update | July 29, 2018

Kilauea’s eruptive activity persists, with fissure 8 continuing to feed the massive perched channel within Leilani Estates.  Sizable earthquakes at the summit have been generating surges through the system, which in turn have created overflows, instability, and unpredictability.  One such breach yesterday, touched off a brushfire in an isolated area adjacent to the braided channels, … More Lava Update | July 29, 2018