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Workers Scramble To Seal Wells At Geothermal Plant Threatened By Lava Courtesy of Puna Geothermal Venture

Workers Scramble To Seal Wells At Geothermal Plant Threatened By Lava

“There are many unpredictable things that could happen,” says the head of the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency.

When The Lava Meets The Sea: A Toxic Cloud AP

When The Lava Meets The Sea: A Toxic Cloud

“Laze” is the result of molten lava hitting cold seawater and creating a kind of sulfur-infused steam that is extremely hazardous.

Hawaii Lava Flow Ramps Up AP

Hawaii Lava Flow Ramps Up

Rural Hawaii communities face various volcano threats.

Big Island Lava Flows Destroy 4 More Homes AP

Big Island Lava Flows Destroy 4 More Homes

Officials are encouraging residents in a rural area to prepare for evacuation because of continuous eruptions.

4 Residents Airlifted After Hawaii Lava Flows Isolates More Homes AP

4 Residents Airlifted After Hawaii Lava Flows Isolates More Homes

Update: Other residents in a rural area cut off by new flows from the Kilauea volcano to shelter in place.

Scientists Unsure When Kilauea Volcano Will Go Quiet AP

Scientists Unsure When Kilauea Volcano Will Go Quiet

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.

Kilauea Volcano Sends Ash Plume 30,000 Feet Into The Air AP

Kilauea Volcano Sends Ash Plume 30,000 Feet Into The Air

Hawaii County officials announced they will begin handing out free masks to prevent people from breathing in ash.

Earthquakes Batter Roads As More Ash Spews From Kilauea AP

Earthquakes Batter Roads As More Ash Spews From Kilauea

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.

As Lava Destroys Big Island Homes, Owners Ask: Am I Covered Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

As Lava Destroys Big Island Homes, Owners Ask: Am I Covered

Twenty fissures have opened since the Kilauea volcano began erupting 12 days ago, destroying nearly two dozen homes.

Asian-Americans Turn Angst For Trump Into Political Activism Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Asian-Americans Turn Angst For Trump Into Political Activism

At least 80 Asian-American candidates are running from both parties, although most are Democrats.

 

New Lava Fissures Spur More Big Island Evacuations Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

New Lava Fissures Spur More Big Island Evacuations

In total, there have now been 18 lava outbreaks, destroying at least two dozen homes and prompting evacuation orders for 2,000 residents.