How Are Lava Tour Boats Regulated?

Aug 2, 2018

Jessica Tilton, 20, was severely injured when an explosion launched a lava bomb towards the tour boat on which she was riding.
Credit Harrison Patino

Earlier in the week, a young woman who was severely injured by a lava bomb spoke to the media for the first time. 20-year-old Jessica Tilton and her family were visiting Hawaii from Illinois. The Tilton’s booked a lava viewing boat tour out of Hilo on July 16th.