Lava within 200 yards of Isaac Hale Beach Park and Pohoiki boat ramp

  • Lava continued to enter the sea near Ahalanui during HVO's Tuesday morning helicopter overflight of Kilauea's lower East Rift Zone (view to northeast). The jetty along the Pohoiki boat ramp is visible near the center of the photo. (U.S. Geological Survey/Special to West Hawaii Today)

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.