Archive for the tag "Hawaii Volcanoes National Park"

Tour helicopters circle Pu'u O'o vent on the Big Island of Hawaii

Helicopters circle Pu’u O’o vent

A close up of the Puʻu ʻŌʻō vent of Kilauea Volcano.

The Nāpau Trail – Through the woods

A surface lava flow on Napau trail.

The Nāpau Trail – Over the lava

As the sun sinks slowly in the west, a firehose of lava from Kilauea Volcano gushes into the sea.

Firehose of lava at sunset

Cyclists head to the Kilauea lava flow where it enters the sea.

Going to the flow

Vegetation has reclaimed a section of the original 1969 fissure of the Mauna Ulu eruption of 1969.

Growth in the lava

Pu'u O'o vent on Kilauea Volcano

Kilauea Volcano’s Pu’u O’o vent

The interior of Thurston Lava Tube at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

The path to Thurston Lava Tube