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.