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Update: Other residents in a rural area cut off by new flows from the Kilauea volcano to shelter in place.
A volcano expert says there is no way of knowing whether this is really the beginning or toward the end of the Big Island eruption.
Hawaii County officials announced they will begin handing out free masks to prevent people from breathing in ash.
The state is forming a joint task force to handle mass evacuations of the Puna district if lava flows cover major roads and isolates the area.
Isiah McCoy has been charged with sex trafficking.
Twenty fissures have opened since the Kilauea volcano began erupting 12 days ago, destroying nearly two dozen homes.
At least 80 Asian-American candidates are running from both parties, although most are Democrats.
In total, there have now been 18 lava outbreaks, destroying at least two dozen homes and prompting evacuation orders for 2,000 residents.