Volcano update: Fissure 7 reactivates, several lava flows currently entering ocean

In this May 23, 2018 photo, lava erupts in the air in Leilani Estates area near Pahoa, Hawaii. The Kilauea volcano has opened more than 20 vents in the ground that have released lava, sulfur dioxide and steam. (George F. Lee/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP)

Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reported Thursday afternoon that the middle portion of the fissure system in the Lower East Rift Zone continues to be the most active.