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Residents seek answers to lava flow at community meeting

It was a packed cafeteria at Pahoa High School Thursday night, as residents got the latest update on the lava flow.

This was their chance to talk directly to officials with the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory and Civil Defense. 145 more words


National Guard Troops Sent To Site Of Hawaiian Town Threatened By Lava Flow

PAHOA, Hawaii (CBS / AP) — The Hawaii National Guard is deploying troops to a rural Hawaii town as lava makes a slow crawl toward a major road and threatens to further isolate the community that got its start during the lumber and sugar-plantation heyday. 524 more words


LAVA ISSUES - What can we learn from watching a disaster in slow-mo?

First, while I am retired attorney and retired UHH lecturer, all of the statements here are personal opinions or from my personal knowledge/research. I am not practicing law or making statements that should reflect any way on the University. 456 more words


National Guard heads to #Hawaii town threatened by river of #lava as villagers prepare to evacuate

YOUTUBE: Lava from Kilauea volcano is advancing slowly.

A contingent of National Guard troops was dispatched to a Hawaii town on Thursday (US time) to provide security to the Big Island community threatened by a river of molten lava that is slowly creeping toward the town’s main road, an emergency official says. 286 more words


Dozens of National Guard troops arrive in Pahoa to assist with security

Roughly 80 members of the Hawaii National Guard gathered in Pahoa Thursday morning to help with security patrols.

Troops are assisting at road blocks to keep the public away from advancing lava. 317 more words



The Fire Below Us

This next week I am going to have a rare and amazing opportunity, in the face of tragedy. For those who don’t know, I live on a volcanic island. 333 more words


Hawaii lava flow is slow, gentle yet unrelenting

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Pele, the Hawaiian volcano goddess, moves gradually and persistently as she deposits lava across the Big Island of Hawaii. People in the small town lying in its path say the lava will reshape the community yard-by-yard as it slides toward the ocean. 641 more words