August 3, 2017

August 3, 2017

August 3, 2017 Sean’s Lava Flow Rainy weather, spectacular lava lake, stunning red hot flows above the Pali, and a precarious lava delta still intact at Kamokuna! Extraordinary Paradise pilot Sean Regehr made the recent discovery of Pele’s new breakouts...
July 27, 2017

July 27, 2017

July 27, 2017 New Lava Near Vent Yet another new surface flow near the vent, nosebleed outbreaks throughout the flow field, plenny lava streams entering the ocean… and a huge crack on the lava delta indicating an imminent bench collapse! The surface flow...
July 13, 2017

July 13, 2017

July 13, 2017 Ivory May’s Lava Apologies for the delay… life got in the way. They say the best things are worth waiting for, so hope this follows suit. Honestly, I think this is some of the most beautiful lava we’ve been privileged to capture lately…...
July 7, 2017

July 7, 2017

July 7, 2017 Hot Seat Pilot This week’s overflight reveals some of the footage to be seen in our new “VolcanoScapes” series entitled “The Hot Seat!” Stay tuned for exciting well-known guests, engaging visits with interesting Big Island...
June 29, 2017

June 29, 2017

June 29, 2017 New Lava Skylights New skylights, a gorgeous pahoehoe flow above the Pali, and an ocean entry lava delta getting huge! Paradise pilot Rob Mitchell got us up close and personal with Pele. The 61G surface flows remain active both on the surface and...
June 22, 2017

June 22, 2017

June 22, 2017 Beaucoup Lava A lava lake in rare form, gorgeous pahoehoe flows above the Pali, and lots of visible lava on the over three acre ocean entry lava delta! Paradise pilot Sean Regehr guided us effortlessly over the flow field, as always. The 61G surface...
June 16, 2017

June 16, 2017

June 16, 2017 Father’s Day Flow Kī hō’alu (Hawaiian Slack Key guitar) by Hilo’s own Ben Kaili A very active lava lake, numerous pahoehoe and a’a flows oozing above and on the Pali, and lots of visible lava on the ever-growing ocean entry lava...
June 8, 2017

June 8, 2017

Lava and Rainbows Amazing rainbows over a very active lava lake, a variety of gorgeous pahoehoe flows oozing above and on the Pali, an ocean entry lava delta and quarter-mile long black sand beach, both growing rapidly… what a fabulous overflight! Pu’u...
May 31, 2017

May 31, 2017

Rainy Day Lava Mahalo to Jake Shimabukuro for the use of his wonderful song, “6-8” from the album “Nashville Sessions” available on JS Records. A marvelously active lava lake… a variety of gorgeous pahoehoe flows oozing above, on, and...
May 25, 2017

May 25, 2017

Plenny Pali Flows “Poni Aloha” kī hō’alu (Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar) by Hilo’s own Ben Kaili Pele’s surface lava continues to breakout on the Pali.. both pahoehoe and a/a flows were observed this morning. She has also advanced about a...
May 18, 2017

May 18, 2017

May 18, 2017 Pele Flows Downhill Pele sends her hot molten rock pouring down the steepest part of the Pali (cliffs), a veritable plethora of flows break out far above the Pali, and she continues to build her new lava delta at the Kamokuna ocean entry. Pele has finally...
May 12, 2017

May 12, 2017

May 12, 2017 Kilauea Lava Update “Benny’s Tune” kī hō’alu (Hawaiian Slack Key) by Hilo’s own Ben Kaili Active lava lake… more lava flows going down the Pali… ocean entry lava delta growing rapidly! Pu’u ‘O’o...