Watch Volcanoes Erupt

Join UH Hilo Geology in the field! Students can often assist with research projects.

Watch volcanoes erupt.

The photos below were taken by Chris Hames, on the 23 October 2008 Volcanology field trip with Dr. Ken Hon.

Ken briefs students
Ken briefs students on a lava field
Pahoehoe
Pahoehoe lava flowing
Sampling lava
Sampling hot lava from a pahoehoe flow
Pahoehoe toes
Pahoehoe flowing in a toe-like pattern
Pahoehoe
Lava flows out from under a hardened crust
River of pahoehoe
River of pahoehoe