- Special Projects
Lava flows threaten the plant’s destruction along with the property of many who have complained about the facility.
More than 200 evacuees are staying at a regional recreational center in Pahoa, with some living in tents and vehicles.
Officials had issued mandatory evacuation orders Friday to residents of Kapoho and Vacationland.
A resident allegedly fired shots after confronting people he apparently thought were trespassing, authorities say.
Here’s a quick look at the islands’ active and inactive volcanoes.
More refugees are likely headed for the Pahoa Community Center, where hundreds already reside. Some have been there for weeks.
UPDATED: Additional evacuations are ordered, this time for Vacationland and Kapoho Beach Lots. The areas had already lost power.
Pahala schools cope with the fallout, but many students haven’t been coming to class.
In addition to lava flows, plants have been burned by toxic gases and irrigation systems have been damaged.