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Suddenly the lush greenery I normally associate with tropical climates stops to give way to miles and miles of crumpled, wrinkled and cracked black rock.  The contrast is stark and it is very apparent we are about to witness something quite out of the ordinary. 535 more words


New on 500px : Pele's Creation by tomkualii by tomkualii

Archive 2013. Lava entering our Ocean as Pele continues to build our wonderful Island here in the middle of the Pacific. Photography tours available at… 10 more words

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

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 Toward the Pali

The USGS has declared the 6/27 lava flow that threatened Pahoa 18 months ago officially dead. We were unable to access the northeast flow field due to the weather, but we managed to fly through the raindrops to document the robust flows to the east of the vent. 241 more words

Lava Footage