The Kahaualea 2 lava flow remains active and slowly advancing through a forest on the Big Island. The forest is about five miles northeast of the vent on Pu'u O'o.
The white and yellow areas on the thermal image show active lava breakouts.
In the foreground, the Pu'u O'o crater rim has red hues due to oxidized cinder and spatter from as early as the 1980s. This lava pond was partially closed over the past several weeks and is about five yards in diameter.