Kona Adventure Tours Blog

May 05th, 2017

Amazing views of lava spatter! Over the past nine years since the March 19, 2008 eruption inside Halema’uma’u crater, there of been very few views of the Lava (Pele) itself. The most dramatic views have come within the last couple of years. After the overflow of the Overlook two years ago, it seems the lava…

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Incredible lava flows.

The short-lived rain shower provided a hissing sound that added to the unique experience of standing next to one of the planets more amazing spectacles. Come join us for an experience you’ll never forget.

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Wall collapse at Kilauea summit.

The other night we were treated to a rare experience. I was lucky to have my iPhone up to my spotting scope and caught the partial collapse of the back wall. What I did not capture was the immediate after effects which was a large debris cloud and sparks flying above the crater. I hope…

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New aerial photos of lava entry.

These incredible images of the Kamokuna lava entry show there could be some changes coming soon. The image on the left is looking towards the viewing area and the one on the right is looking down onto the lava delta. You can see cracks are forming giving us a reminder how unstable those areas can…

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Lava Hike Update

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Amazing Lava Hike!

I was lucky enough to spend the day with Doug, John, and Robert who came to the island to watch the Ironman triathlon. They also wanted to visit the active lava flow on in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. We made the drive over and the long hike out the flow from Kalapana. We’re never sure…

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Kilauea Summit Offering Surprises

Upon arrival at Jaggar Museum on Saturday afternoon we were greeted with lava breaking through the back of the crater. Great views. In the evening we had a great glow, but I was unable to see the lake, or so I thought, until I saw this image. If you have the time, make a trip…

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In The Press

The Isler Hawaii: A Field Guide To Hawaii Island Recently, I was fortunate enough to meet Krista Anderson at a networking event in Waimea. She introduced me to her creation The Isler Hawaii. A website devoted to introducing locals and visitors alike to the people who live here and what they do to bring life…

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See Red Flowing Lava!

Kona Adventure Tours is now offering Lava Flow Hikes! ​Rarely do we get to see such a magnificent event. Witness rivers of lava carving paths into the landscape on its march to the sea. This is a brand new addition to the KAT lineup of guided tours and by far the most challenging. This tour…

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Happy Birthday Gerry!

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