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Firehose of lava at sunset

As the sun sinks slowly in the west, a firehose of lava from Kilauea Volcano gushes into the sea. More photos here. A good video of the firehose, since the cliff collapse, can be found… 20 more words

Big Island

February 16, 2017 Surface Flows

What’s new at the 61G lava flow of Kilauea? Well… we still have an active lava lake inside the Pu’u ‘O’o vent. The vent is a clearing house for lava traveling six miles downslope and entering the ocean with a great volume of lava in a single firehose lava stream at Kamokuna, just inside the Hawaii Volcanoes Nationals spark boundary. 280 more words

Kilauea Volcano Update

Kilauea visit

I recently got surprised by my mother with a surprise trip to Hawaii. Aside from this being an utterly stellar gift, I can now say I personally witnessed  two erupting volcanoes and visited 3 hot spots. 1,046 more words

Going to the flow

I posted here about the current flow from Kilauea Volcano entering the sea, in a dramatic, firehose-like outpouring. In that post, I mentioned that the day after my visit, a cliff collapse caused the firehose to disappear from view. 145 more words

Big Island

Hawai'i - Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park

This morning we drove up to Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park.  We stopped at the visitor center to find out the status of the volcanic activity. Looking at this map, we visited #1 and #2. 1,852 more words


What Is Soft Is Strong...

I was blessed to spend Valentine’s Day 1990 in Hawaii, and it was there that I discovered what was, to me, the most beautiful place on earth: Kalapana Black Sand Beach. 193 more words