About one year ago, things began building up at Halema’uma’u, until in April, 2015, the lava spilled out of the Overlook crater (vent). To me, this meant that a new foundation for the Kingdom of Hawai’i was being laid.
Anyway, I just watched this presentation (appears to be from January, 2016) and was pretty “drawn in”. There are many videos of earlier events, from March, 2008, through to the present, at Halema’uma’u.
HAWAII VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK – On this day 8 years ago, a new vent within Halema’uma’u crater at the top of Kilauea volcano blew open, beginning a summit eruption that continues to this day.
This is the Kilauea status update, posted today on the anniversary of the event…