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Hawaii Lava News

Surface Lava Still! 7-14-17

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Surface lava continues to be active on the coastal plain: Surface lava flows have continued this week on the coastal plain. Our guests enjoyed seeing some great surface activity and good views at the ocean entry. Yesterday HVO field geologists reported that the new flow front had stalled on the coastal plain and no surface…

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New Lava Breakouts! 7-10-17

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New Lava Flows Reach the Coastal Plain: New lava flows are producing surface lava once again as breakouts above the pali reached the coastal plain in early July. Our guests have been very happy to see lava up close. The recent activity has been near the base of the pali in an area that could…

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Great Surface Lava!!! – 6-5-17

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Great surface lava continues on the coastal plain: Great surface lava still abounds on the coastal plain and our recent guests have been absolutely stoked to see it flowing right in front of them.   New flows coming down the pali have been feeding some great surface lava activity for the past few weeks. We’ve…

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New Surface Lava !!! 5-19-17

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New Surface Lava Reaches the Coastal Plain:   New surface lava flows have finally reached the coastal plain as of yesterday! For the past month or so surface flows have been inching down the Pulama Pali from breakouts high along the tube system and just yesterday the tip of this very wide flow finally made…

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Active Lava Forecasts 4-26-17

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Active Lava Forecasts: Can you predict what lava flows will do? Active lava forecasts can’t be found in the newspaper or online next to the weather. You won’t find them posted in Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park or even at the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory. The reason is that nobody can predict what will happen with…

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Lava Tube Skylights

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Lava Tube Skylights – A Dangerous Beauty:  Lava tube skylights form when part of the roof of a lava tube collapses. In the case of active lava tubes, these skylights allow a glimpse of the gorgeous super heated river of glowing lava below. But hidden danger also lurks beneath their beauty. Since the crusts of active…

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Lava Delta Collapse 10-2-16

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Lava Delta Collapse at Kamokuna Ocean Entry: Lava delta collapse is one of the most dangerous phenomena associated with lava viewing at an ocean entry. Yesterday evening, a small portion of the currently active eastern Kamokuna Ocean Entry lava delta collapsed into the sea, sending enormous billows of steam and fragments of hot lava into…

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Lava Viewing Demystified

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Lava Viewing: What will you see? Lava viewing conditions are ever changing, and it’s impossible to predict what may happen from one day to the next. But believe it or not, that’s part of the fun. Many people see photos of lava cascading into the ocean or flowing in rivers right past onlookers and wonder if…

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Legal Lava Tours

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Legal Lava Tours: How do you know a tour is legal? Legal lava tours are the way to go to see the best active lava and stay safe! Kilauea’s stunningly beautiful active lava flows draw visitors from around the world, but along with the beauty and excitement, are many significant hazards. On the active flow…

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Lava Activity Update

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Lava Activity Update: 7-20-16 The Lava Activity Update for this week includes some photos from the week’s Lava Bike and Hike Tours, the latest scoop from the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO), and our recent observations of the active lava flow. The tip of the flow has stalled about half a mile from the ocean,…

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  • Lava Activity Update

    LAVA IS BACK !!!!!!!!!
    We now have tours to active flowing lava once again! Don't miss this opportunity to see the wonders of red hot lava. To find out more click here: Lava Bike and Hike Tours

    Please note these are not tours of Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park. For park tours click here:Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Tours

    For more info check out LAVA FAQ