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Fire from the volcano

Since the theme of this week’s WordPress photo challenge is elemental, I thought I’d pull out a few more photos from my visit, earlier this year, to the lava flow from Kilauea’s Pu’u O’o vent. 94 more words

Big Island

Perspective 2

Kilauea Volcano

Photo by David Elias

July 20, 2017



Sunrise at Kilauea Volcano

Photo by David Elias

July 19, 2017


Lava Update | July 7, 2017

Eruptive activity continues on Kilauea’s east rift zone, as molten lava was present and visible from Pu‘u ‘O‘o to the Kamokuna ocean entry. Our initial approach to the vent was hampered by low cloud cover, so we made our way over the upper flow field and observed numerous little active lobes, with a bit of overplating occurring on the March 5th breakout. 259 more words

Kilauea Volcano Update

Kilauea Lighthouse

We were able to see the lighthouse from the lookout (great vantage point) but hopefully we will be able to return to see the Wildlife Refuge nearby and view the lighthouse closeup.   16 more words


Flying High!

If you ever find yourself in Hawaii and the opportunity presents itself, I would highly recommend taking a helicopter ride.  And I don’t say this lightly.   472 more words