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11×14 in. Eamon Mac Mahon Plume, Kalapana Kalapana is a town and region in the Puna District on the Island of Hawai’i in the Hawaiian Islands. The area gained notoriety when the 1990 K?lauea lava flow from the Pu?u ???? vent destroyed and partly buried much of the Kalapana Gardens and nearby Royal Gardens subdivision. The lava flow that destroyed Kalapana erupted from the southeast rift zone of K?lauea. Along with the destruction of Kalapana were those of the nearby towns of Kaim? a..

Daredevil photographers brave boiling waters to capture the drama of searing-hot lava crashing into the seas off Hawaii

Colourful: Several different striking hues are on display in one of nature's greatest phenomenons - including grey, blue and red

Daredevil photographers brave boiling waters to capture the drama of searing-hot lava crashing into the seas off Hawaii

Steam: Lava flows from the volcanic island into the water Photo: Nick Selway and CJ Kale

Daredevil photographers brave boiling waters to capture the drama of searing-hot lava crashing into the seas off Hawaii

Starting at Kalapana, Hawaii you can walk for two hours to the place on the coast where active lava floes touch the ocean. This is insane.

Daredevil photographers brave boiling waters to capture the drama of searing-hot lava crashing into the seas off Hawaii

Artistic: Like a Salvador Dali painting, thick gloopy lava folds over a rock, left, as the molten rock cascades into the sea

Kalapana, Big Island. Go on a really early morning boat tour to see lava flow from one of the most active volcanoes in the world—Kilauea.