PHOTOS: Fissure 8 Lava Channel, Pohoiki
The U.S. Geological Survey released these photos of the East Rift Zone on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018.
Aerial view toward the southeast of the Fissure 8 lava channel.
Overflows have formed a pool of lava at the channel bend just west of Kapoho Crater (vegetated cone at left).
Early morning aerial view toward the southwest of the ‘a‘ā flows along the coast.
Plumes of laze along the broad ocean entry flow front are near the former Ahalanui Beach Park.
Aerial views of Isaac Hale Beach Park.
The westernmost ocean entry is overriding lava flows that entered the area last week.
The Hawai‘i Fire Department took this video of an overflight on Tuesday, July 31, 2018.