- lava output
- 145 million cubic meters over 47 days
- 1955: 81 CM over 88 days
- 1960: 122 CM over 37 days
- most of the above from fissure #8, but #'s 15 and 6 were also releasing lava
- explosive eruption at Halemaumau Crater every 20-24 hours
- Mayor Kim is still in bed after his 6th heart attack
The cruise back to Seattle was easier this time. Showed up far back in line, but pre-boarded with my cane, got my same seat and had a meal of Caesar salad, almonds and Copperworks whiskey (made in Seattle). I bought a duty free bottle for less than what it costs in Seattle.