HONOLULU — A passenger on a tour boat that was hit by lava off the Big Island last week shielded his girlfriend and said he was waiting for death as searing debris ripped through the catamaran’s roof.
HILO — Lava had moved to within 200 yards of Isaac Hale Beach Park and Pohoiki boat ramp — less than two football fields in distance — as of Tuesday morning’s overflight by Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.
HILO — Researchers from Rice University in Houston, Texas, recently joined colleagues from Western Washington University and University of Rhode Island in placing seismometers off the coast of Hawaii Island, with the hopes of gaining new insight about the landscape under the ocean floor.
Lower Puna ocean entry gives scientists rare opportunity to collect new data about impact of lava on marine life, sea water
HILO — The lava flow in lower Puna is not only changing the landscape, but the seascape, too, impacting the water and sea life within.
HILO — The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reported Sunday morning that eruption activity continues from fissure 8 into the lava channel flowing to the ocean entry at Ahalanui producing a large laze plume.
HILO — Lava from Kilauea’s lower East Rift Zone eruption continues to advance toward Isaac Hale Beach Park and Pohoiki boat ramp.
This July 14 video, captured by an unmanned aircraft systems team, shows lava erupting from within the 120-foot fissure 8 cinder cone built of chilled lava fragments.