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Mental Health Is Another Casualty In The Ongoing Volcanic Eruption Contributed by: Kent Andersen

Mental Health Is Another Casualty In The Ongoing Volcanic Eruption

The state health department is staffing shelters and opening clinics to help people affected by the disaster.

Big Island: Puna Residents Set Up This Awesome Center For Volcano Refugees Courtesy of Ke'ala Martins-Keliihoomalu

Big Island: Puna Residents Set Up This Awesome Center For Volcano Refugees

With no end to the disaster in sight, the “Hub” serves up food, supplies, hot showers, massages and a chance to talk story.

Slideshow: The Big Island’s Latest Scenes Of Destruction

Slideshow: The Big Island’s Latest Scenes Of Destruction

Civil Beat photographer Anthony Quintano took to the air Tuesday to view the ever-changing volcanic landscape in lower Puna.

Big Island: Council Rejects Tax Hike To Replace Revenue Lost To Eruption Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Big Island: Council Rejects Tax Hike To Replace Revenue Lost To Eruption

The increase would’ve generated about $25 million a year. Instead, the 5-4 vote means service cuts are likely.

Big Island: Hawaii’s Last Hippie Holdouts May Not Survive The Eruption Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Big Island: Hawaii’s Last Hippie Holdouts May Not Survive The Eruption

The lava is doing a number on counterculture havens, and it’s hard to imagine some of these “Punatics” fitting in anywhere else.

Mesmerizing New Videos Of Hawaii Volcano Eruption

Mesmerizing New Videos Of Hawaii Volcano Eruption

Civil Beat videographer Anthony Quintano just sent back these recent views of the Kilauea hot lava flows.

Eruption Brings Back Memories For Those Who Were In Lava’s Path Before AP

Eruption Brings Back Memories For Those Who Were In Lava’s Path Before

Kilauea has covered large swathes of the Big Island’s rural Puna district several times over the past century.

Big Island: Distant Eruption Has Major Impact On Kona-Kohala Coast Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Big Island: Distant Eruption Has Major Impact On Kona-Kohala Coast

West side residents and businesses are dealing with vog and a downturn in business, including some people cancelling their visits.

Vog From Kilauea Increases The Need For Classroom Air Conditioning Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Vog From Kilauea Increases The Need For Classroom Air Conditioning

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.

Some Lava Evacuees Allowed Back Into Their Homes During ‘Stable’ Flow AP

Some Lava Evacuees Allowed Back Into Their Homes During ‘Stable’ Flow

Lava continues to flow along a path toward the ocean on a course that isn’t threatening new areas, at least for now.

Kilauea Unleashes More Small Blasts, Snaking Lava AP

Kilauea Unleashes More Small Blasts, Snaking Lava

Scientists warn against venturing too close to lava hitting water, saying it could expose people to dangers from flying debris.

Eruption Threatens Future Of Some Big Island Charter Schools USGS

Eruption Threatens Future Of Some Big Island Charter Schools

The ongoing volcanic lava flow is raising many issues for students and their families.

Hawaii Volcano Eruptions