Hawaii Island eruption/lava flow stories, 07 May 2018

Accessed on 08 May 2018, 0538 UTC, Post #16769.



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Here are some final stories for Monday evening as lava continues to cover the Leilani Estates subdivision.  According to the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency, at least 35 structures, including homes, have been destroyed by the ongoing lava event.

Here are four selected articles that add more clarity to the already devastating scenario:


How do you stop the flow of lava? (Most times, you don’t)

Over the past few days, several fissures from the Kilauea volcano have been spewing lava onto streets, threatening homes and forcing the evacuations of some 1,700 residents in Puna.
‘Puna strong’: As lava crisis continues, community comes together to help their own

On Thursday night, residents in Leilani Estates had minutes to flee eruptions that have now destroyed more than two dozen homes.
Photographer who makes his living shooting lava could lose his home to it

What has been Mick Kalber’s livelihood for decades could now be what takes his life’s possessions.
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