July 26,2012 Lava update

Aloha gang and welcome to another addition of Kalapana Cultural Tours Lava updates. Lava flows on the coastal plains were still active after a day of deflation. Even though we are going through a deflation stage we are still seeing a huge amount of Lava on the coastal plains. Our 4pm and 5pm tours were treated with some impressive rivers of Lava. The eastern lobe on the coastal plains had advance tremendously towards the east of the flow fieldĀ  and and is moving at a significant rate at this time. But at this time of deflation we might see it slow down substantially until inflation starts. The eastern lobe on the Pali is advancing at a low rate but is still very active. That particular lobe could be seen from the Kalapana viewing area which is provided by the county of Hawaii. Awesome viewing at the Kalapana viewing area but if you want to get up close to the actual flow then lets trek out to the actual flow. Aloha and stay tune for more updates.

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