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The state health department is staffing shelters and opening clinics to help people affected by the disaster.
With no end to the disaster in sight, the “Hub” serves up food, supplies, hot showers, massages and a chance to talk story.
Civil Beat photographer Anthony Quintano took to the air Tuesday to view the ever-changing volcanic landscape in lower Puna.
The increase would’ve generated about $25 million a year. Instead, the 5-4 vote means service cuts are likely.
The lava is doing a number on counterculture havens, and it’s hard to imagine some of these “Punatics” fitting in anywhere else.
Civil Beat videographer Anthony Quintano just sent back these recent views of the Kilauea hot lava flows.
Kilauea has covered large swathes of the Big Island’s rural Puna district several times over the past century.
West side residents and businesses are dealing with vog and a downturn in business, including some people cancelling their visits.
The last weeks of the school year were hard on some Big Island schools, and there’s concern about what’ll happen when they reopen Aug. 6.
Lava continues to flow along a path toward the ocean on a course that isn’t threatening new areas, at least for now.
The ongoing volcanic lava flow is raising many issues for students and their families.