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Skylights To Da Max

Skylights to Da Max

Pele remains active on and above the coastal plain, widening and overplating the flow field. But the distal tip just over a half mile from the ocean has more or less stalled out for the time being. 228 more words

Lava Footage


A helicopter tour is a great way to see the active volcanoes on the Big Island. I believe this is part of Pu’U ‘O’O, but it could be part of Kilauea. 102 more words


Mauna Loa silverswords bloom and die

This is the time of year when silverswords bloom. These plants, members of the sunflower family, are endemic to Hawaii. There are slightly different silverswords growing on Mauna Loa, Mauna Kea and Haleakala on Maui. 113 more words

Big Island

Hawaii: Tsunami Alert

Having grown up in Hawaii, I’m used to the occasional earthquake, big surf, an active volcano and unpredictable weather. And then there’s the ever-present threat of a tsunami. 656 more words


July 7, 2016 Lava Toward Ocean

Pele continues to move across the coastal flats, widening the flow field and making steady headway toward the ocean. Pele rolled over the Pali a week ago, mostly between Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and the abandoned Royal Gardens subdivision. 171 more words

Lava Footage

Flowing to the ocean

In April, I posted here about a trip last year to see lava bubbling up at Kilauea Volcano. That activity was in the Overlook vent of Halema’uma’u Crater. 373 more words

Big Island

Emergency road open for Kilauea lava flow viewing

The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reports Sunday that the active lava flow southeast of Puʻu ʻOʻo continues to advance across the coastal plain on the southern flank of Kilauea. 269 more words