Per YouTuber VolcanoDiscoveryHI , lava began entering the ocean on Friday, December 9 at 6:15pm and he was there to capture it with this video.
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With lava flowing down the pali (hill) in rivers and lava entering the ocean, it’s an exciting time to be on Hawaii’s Big Island! If you’re going, make sure you check out my advice for viewing the Big Island lava flow. I also recommend you arrange a helicopter tour to the full perspective of how widespread the lava activity is.
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park has opened a path to view lava. Read more about it here.