July 3,2012 Lava Tour Update

Aloha again and happy 4th of July to everyone! Well just to let you know, we will be operating on 4th of July so if you want an incredible fire work show, our 4th of July LAVA tour would be the one you don’t want to miss. Limited spots available. The 4pm tour is full at this time so the 5pm would be your next bet.

Lava update- We had three tours today and all was a success. Our first 10am tour which was an exclusive tour from the cruise line. They were able to see lava and got up real close to some really active flows. So was the 4pm and 5pm. A lot of breakouts on the eastern lobe next to the Pali of Royal Gardens subdivision. Inflation started at 7am Tuesday morning and still inflating at this time. Pu’u O’o started to have an increase of inflation in the last day. We are expecting a huge volume of lava this week. A lot of glow could be seen from Pu’u O’o lastnight. The flow front towards the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park had stalled out and the new active flows are on the base of the Royal Gardens  Subdivision. Awesome lava viewing tonight. Stay tune for more updates. Happy 4th of July!!!

July 2, 2012 Lava Tour Update

Aloha everyone once again! Hope you all had a wonderful Monday. Our tours today witnessed some great surface breakouts on the base of the Royal Gardens Pali. The eastern Pali (hillside) lobe was very active accompanied by another flow in the middle of the Pali or the southern lobe, which was flowing vigorously as well.Deflation had started late Monday afternoon but had no effect on the activity on the coastal plains and the Pali lava flows. Both tours had experienced some rain, but returned safely. Lava had advanced significantly  from yesterdays tour (Sunday). In a 24 hour time frame, the lava has moved over 100 yards. The flow front on the coastal plains had stalled out and there is no ocean entries at this time. Book a tour soon. Mahalo and have a great day

           

July 01, 2012 Lava Update

Aloha and welcome to the beginning of July. Lava activity is still very high at this time. The 4pm and 5pm tours have witnessed some impressive amounts of lava flows. The 4pm was treated with some ONO(good) skies and weather. No clouds in the sky and lots of stars and a huge moon glistened on the silvery ocean and lonely black lava. A lot of surface flows could be safely approached. The eastern lava lobe on the Pulama pali had made it’s way on to the coastal plains and started to advance pretty quickly towards the ocean. One finger had advanced significantly and the eastern finger started to burn parts of the eastern Royal Garden Kipuka. Deflation had started early Sunday morning but activity is still high. Also, huge rivers could be seen cascading down the southern part of Royal Gardens subdivision, which was around a mile from where we were. Awesome show tonight. Book a tour now for an experience you will never forget! ALOHA

Lava flow update June 30, 2012

Aloha! We had an awesome tour tonight, with our group being able to safely view lava. Multiple breakouts were seen coming down the Pali from the flow that was taking out the Kipukas that are the furthest east in the abandoned Royal Garden’s subdivision. This flow has made it onto the coastal plains and has multiple breakouts. Also, the flow that can be seen coming down the hill  in the Royal Gardens subdivision is close to  where Jack Thompson’s house was. On the coastal plains, the leading edge of the flow is still approximately 0.5 mi away from the ocean. Overall activity is good. Book your tour now!