A breakout from the June 27 lava flow is now within 3.1 miles of Apaa Street in Pahoa, Hawaii County Civil Defense reported Thursday morning.
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The remainder of Pahoa Village Road reopened at noon Wednesday in time for the Thanksgiving Day holiday, Hawaii County Civil Defense Director Darryl Oliveira said.
Work continued Tuesday to reopen the remainder of Pahoa Village Road in time for the Thanksgiving Day holiday, Hawaii County Civil Defense Director Darryl Oliveira said shortly after 11:30 a.m.
Eight applications have been submitted by qualifying organizations and state and county agencies seeking federal reimbursement for protective actions taken or planned in response to the June 27 lava flow ahead of the Dec. 3 deadline.
Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientists determined Monday afternoon that lava was no longer moving through the tube system below a breakout located 3.5 miles above Apaa Street.
The most direct route into Pahoa Village from Hilo and upper Puna should be open by Thursday, according to the county’s Civil Defense chief.
A ridge created by the June 27 lava flow as it advanced downslope in the previous months has created a barrier that scientists and officials say is sending a breakout away from the Kaohe Homesteads subdivision in Puna.
Home sales have not ceased in lower Puna since residents began bracing for the June 27 lava flow.
The slow-moving lava flow from Kilauea volcano is costing more than frayed nerves.
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.