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A naturally occurring berm has so far halted the flow’s advance, but officials warn if the lava does hit the plant’s underground wells it could trigger the release of poisonous gases.
Our Big Island correspondent takes issue with the way some media outlets are juicing up the coverage of Kilauea’s continuing eruption.
Update: Other residents in a rural area cut off by new flows from the Kilauea volcano to shelter in place.
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.
Lava refugees, forced from their homes by the volcano, are squeezing into every available space.
The U.S. Senate passed a bill Thursday to upgrade the nation’s ability to monitor volcanoes and provide early warnings to those living in the shadows of their summits.
Hawaii County officials announced they will begin handing out free masks to prevent people from breathing in ash.
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.
Civil Beat’s Anthony Quintano talks about his experiences shooting the eruptions and lava flows on Kilauea.