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
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!!
Need a HOT holiday LAVA FIX?? Here are some intimate images from our last overflight…
Clearing skies allowed our regularly scheduled overflight to happen, after the heavy rains and crazy weather we’ve been experiencing! And, what a great lava charter it was, as rivers of molten lava snaking down Pulama Pali were incredible!! Much of the large kipuka near Jack Thompson’s is now gone, with the exception of some patches … More Lava Update | December 21, 2017