An official website of the United States government. Here's how you knowHere's how you know
Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.
Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock () or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.
Latest Earthquake | Chat Share
At the time the photograph was taken, the active lava flow from Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō was on the slope near the top of the Pūlama pali, one of the steep escarpments on Kīlauea's southeast flank, and had transitioned into a channelized ‘a‘ā flow.