Kapoho, on the Big Island of Hawaii stars in my latest novel, Death by Facebook.
Here, in 1960 an eruption event occurred that inspired the one in my story. Both outcomes are similar, except possibly for the tsunami in the story.
This image, from Wikipedia, shows one lone headstone in a cemetery that manged to remain standing as the lava flowed around it. Now cooled for decades, the lava protects it.