More than 80 members of the Hawaii Army and Air National Guard deployed this morning in Puna to assist police as the June 27 lava flow continues its relentless march in Pahoa.
June 27 lava flow footage courtesy of the County of Hawaii shot on October 29, 2014.
The June 27 lava flow was about 160 yards (480 feet) from Pahoa Village Road this morning, according to Hawaii County Civil Defense.
Lower Puna residents who receive government housing assistance, already stressing over the threat of lava consuming their homes, are facing a new fear. They may have to leave their beloved community.
After consuming a shed and a pile of tires the day before, the June 27 lava flow moved within 100 feet of a home Wednesday and continued to threaten a cluster of residences on Pahoa Village Road.
The new Hawaii Community College —Palamanui is on course to be completed in May, according to the project’s superintendent.
National Park Service officials are seeking feedback on a plan to quadruple the entry fee to the popular Puuhonua o Honaunau site in South Kona.
Kilauea’s June 27 lava flow claimed its first structure Tuesday morning as it continued to carve a jagged black scar through the green Pahoa landscape, set on a collision course with Pahoa Village Road.
Lava was within 280 yards of Pahoa Village Road this morning, according to Hawaii County Civil Defense.
Keonepoko Elementary became the first public school to close as a result of the June 27 lava flow.
The state is asking Pahoa voters who could be impacted by the June 27 lava flow to plan on casting their votes at an alternate site.
Hawaii’s longline fleet might be rejoicing about a new opportunity to catch ahi, but a coalition of environmental groups is not on board with the increased catch.
Forward Progress, a Honolulu-based political action committee allowed by law to raise and spend unlimited amounts, has pumped more than $100,000 into a campaign to elect Ron Gonzales for County Council District 9, eclipsing threefold the money he raised on his own.
Overflight of June 27 lava flow on Tuesday, October 28, 2014.
The June 27 lava flow was about 510 yards from Pahoa Village Road this morning and has entered a residential property, Hawaii County Civil Defense said.
A Kawaihae man pleaded guilty to murder in the 2013 death of Kona musician Robert Keawe Lopaka Ryder.
A Pahoa resident built a large dirt wall to try to protect his home from lava.
The residency status of County Council District 9 candidate Ron Gonzales, locked in a fight to the finish with incumbent Kohala Councilwoman Margaret Wille, will be the subject of a meeting of the county Board of Registration just days before Election Day.
Pahoa Village Road residents in the path of the June 27 lava flow took a last look at their neighborhood Monday as Madame Pele’s arrival appeared inevitable.
The state Department of Education announced Monday evening that it would close some schools ahead of the rapidly advancing June 27 lava flow.
The June 27 lava flow front appeared Monday afternoon to be within hours of impacting its first home in Pahoa, according to Hawaii County Civil Defense.
The June 27 lava flow is less than a football field away from reaching its first residence.