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.
Kilauea continues to erupt on its east rift zone, from Pu‘u ‘O‘o to the ocean entry at Kamokuna. Quite a bit of vigorous bubbling and spattering occurred while we hovered above the pond of lava in the vent’s western quadrant, splashing lava on the surrounding crusted over surface and adjacent crater wall. Further downslope, a … More Lava Update | August 17, 2018
Rainy skies greeted us over the flow field this morning, but not before we got a peek at the activity within Pu‘u ‘O‘o’s lava pond, observing vigorous churning and bubbling! It had been a couple weeks of being shutout there by low cloud cover, so hovering over that pit of molten rock was an aspect … More Lava Update | August 3, 2017
Here’s a collection of intimate and fiery images of the recent activity observed on Pulama Pali…
Voggy Lava Flow Slack Key Guitar “Benny’s Tune” by Hilo’s own Ben Kaili… mahalo, Benny! Although Kona winds sent dense fog to east hawaii this morning, it was another stunningly beautiful morning to the southeast, as we accessed all portions of the continuing 61G lava flow. Pu’u ‘O’o’s lava lake was largely obscured, and we … More Voggy Lava Flow