Home sales have not ceased in lower Puna since residents began bracing for the June 27 lava flow.
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The slow-moving lava flow from Kilauea volcano is costing more than frayed nerves.
Officials hope to reopen the remainder of Pahoa Village Road in time for the Thanksgiving Day holiday, Hawaii County Civil Defense Director Darryl Oliveira said Friday.
A breakout from the June 27 lava flow is currently entering a crack system located about 3.6 miles upslope of Apaa Street in Pahoa, Hawaii County Civil Defense and U.S. Geological Survey Hawaiian Volcano Observatory officials said Friday.
A breakout from the June 27 lava flow remains about 3.6 miles upslope of Apaa Street in Pahoa, Hawaii County Civil Defense reported Friday morning.
Predicting where the June 27 lava flow will go next is a fluid business.
Red Cross volunteers will be going door-to-door on Friday to survey Pahoa residents in the immediate evacuation area of the June 27 lava flow.
A lava breakout located about 4 to 5 miles upslope of Apaa Street in Pahoa is indicative that lava continues to move through the June 27 flow’s tube system, scientists and officials said Wednesday.
The June 27 lava flow took centerstage Wednesday during a Congressional subcommittee hearing on volcano monitoring in the United States.
Hawaii County’s Civil Defense chief said he will continue to assess whether road restrictions should be lifted as the June 27 lava flow remains calm near Pahoa.
Lava activity far upslope could be causing breakouts in the vicinity of Apaa Street from the June 27 lava flow to remain at a standstill Tuesday, officials say.
Breakouts in the vicinity of Apaa Street from the June 27 lava flow remain stalled Monday, however, activity continues about 6 miles upslope, Hawaii County Civil Defense Administrator Darryl Oliveira said at 11:30 a.m. Monday.
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The breakouts above the front of the lava flow threatening Pahoa town remained active on Sunday morning, but “very sluggish,” according to geologists.
PAHOA — A breakout from the June 27 lava flow was about 200 yards from Apaa Street as of Saturday morning, according to Hawaii County Civil Defense.