Archive for the tag "Hawaii Volcanoes National Park"

An ohia tree grows in a lava flow

Ohia growing in the lava

Sriracha, a female Bengal tiger, paces at Pana‘ewa Rainforest Zoo in Hilo.

Sriracha the Bengal tiger

A group of people, looking very small, walk the trail across Kilauea Iki Craterfloor.

Kilauea Iki Crater trail

Lava from Kilauea’s Pu’u O’o vent pours into the ocean.

Fire from the volcano

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