The June 27 lava flow advanced an additional 130 yards Thursday, Hawaii County Civil Defense Administrator Darryl Oliveira said Thursday afternoon.
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Construction of the Chain of Craters alternate route will speed up Friday as bulldozers begin making a path over a wall of lava rock covering the road in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
The leading edge of the June 27 lava flow remained at a standstill Monday.
The June 27 lava flow remains active but showed no signs of advancing during the past 24 hours, the Hawaii County Civil Defense reported Monday morning.
Most of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park reopened Sunday following Hurricane Ana, except for Mauna Loa Road, which remains closed because of downed trees.
One of the more spectacular geologic features on Hawaii Island can easily be seen from Highway 11 near South Point. It is a cliff informally known as the Kahuku pali, after Kahuku Ranch. The cliff has two Hawaiian names: Pali o Mamalu, for its mauka section, and Paliokulani, for its makai section.
The front of the June 27 lava flow remained stalled Friday.
The leading edge of the lava flow threatening Pahoa appears to have temporarily ground to a halt.
Madame Pele is continuing to provide a bit of a break for lower Puna residents as they prepare for Tropical Storm Ana’s arrival.
The June 27 lava flow remains active Wednesday morning but appears to be slowing, the Hawaii County Civil Defense reports.
Landlords on Hawaii Island might be ditching their regular tenants in order to make bigger profits from residents seeking safe harbor from the path of the June 27 lava flow.
A day trip to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park could cost $5 more in 2015.
The June 27 lava flow could reach Apaa Street in the Kaohe Homesteads subdivision of Puna as early as Nov. 1, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory officials said Monday afternoon.
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Hawaii County is preparing to borrow up to $20 million for emergency road work to ensure Puna residents have a way in and out of their communities should lava cross Highway 130.