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)
Work crews have made great progress restoring Highway 132 from Pohoiki Road to Four Corners. Still more sand has been deposited at Pohoiki Bay, making the beach less of a crescent shape. But perhaps most interesting are the changes that continue to reshape Halemaumau Crater and Kilauea Caldera. … More 8/21/19 Hwy 132 , Pohoiki, Water in Halemaumau (VIDEO)
There’s no visible eruptive activity to report, but a few areas of the eruption zone continue to degas. Most areas of vegetation downwind of the rift are flourishing once again. And while the road to the Puna Geothermal Venture facility has been restored, a number of homes and agricultural fields still remain isolated, and the … More Lava Update | Monday, February 18, 2019
It’s been about two months since our last overflight, and as expected, there’s no visible eruptive activity to report. Isolated areas of the eruption zone continue to degas, but much of the vegetation downwind of the rift is coming back to life. 🙂 Access to the Puna Geothermal Venture facility has been restored, as a … More Lava Update | January 25, 2019
The County of Hawaii recently completed the restoration of vehicular access to Pohoiki for residents and landowners, and while it remains closed to the general public, the road is beautiful! Below are photos of the road, and a few other areas we visited during our overflight.