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Subsurface voids occurred on Mamalahoa Highway (Highway 11) at mile markers 28.7, 29.1, 29.3, 30, 30.1, and 30.7 due to volcanic activity. HDOT Photo

Hawaii Dept of Transportation concludes emergency repairs on roadways

MEDIA RELEASE HILO – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) Highways Division reports that the emergency repairs on Hawaii Island of damages caused by the Kilauea East Rift Zone Eruption (May to September 2018) and Hurricane Lane (August 2018) have been completed. See below for more details. Kilauea Eruption During the Kilauea eruption, daily earthquakes […]

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Relief 5 2019

RELIEF 5 healing event for Puna community affected by the Kilauea Eruption

Please help the community of Puna to heal. This Relief event is to assist Puna to heal from all that has happened since the lava eruption and earthquakes and chaos.Although it seems things have calmed down. People’s emotions are still raging and don’t have any outlet. I am here to assist the community to understand […]

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Pace University

Pace University to film documentary interviews on the Kilauea Eruption in Hilo March 17-23, 2019

Students from Pace University’s Media, Communications and Visual Arts (MCVA) department will be visiting Hawaii to conduct interviews and capture footage for their upcoming documentary, “Living on the Edge in Paradise.” The documentary team, 20 students and two professors, will be staying in Hilo from March 17 – 23, 2019.

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Three vent sites in Leilani Estates subdivision at 6:30 a.m. Friday, May 4, 2018. The area has been evacuated due to fumes, fire and lava hazards. Photos by Steven Royston | Special to Hawaii 24/7

Kilauea eruption recovery webpage available for those impacted

A webpage dedicated to Kīlauea eruption recovery is now live on the County site at www.hawaiicounty.gov/kilauea-e…

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Deadline for Kilauea Eruption SBA disaster loan applications is March 14, 2019

Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West today reminded Hawaii small businesses of the March 14, 2019, deadline to apply for an SBA federal disaster loan for economic injury caused by the Kilauea volcanic eruption and earthquakes that occurred May 3 – Aug. 17, 2018.

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USGS Mavic Pro drone image of the fissure 8 lava channel looking toward the vent. Overflows can be seen as incandescent spots beyond the channel margins. Drone flights and resultant imagery help scientists better identify areas of channel overflows and active flow advancement. Incandescence (glowing) lava is easier to identify in the dark versus during daylight hours. Photo taken Monday, July 2, 2018 courtesy of U.S. Geological Survey

Talk on using drones over the 2018 Kilauea Eruption Thursday (Jan 31)

On Thursday (Jan 31) Dr. Ryan Perroy, Director of UH-Hilo’s Spatial Data Analysis and Visualization Laboratory, presents drone imagery and video collected by his team during Kīlauea’s 2018 eruption and talks about lessons learned. His talk begins at 7 p.m. in the University Classroom Building (UCB), Room 100, on the main UH-Hilo campus, 200 W. […]

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How residents can request modifications to the lava field for temporary emergency access

The County of Hawai‘i has received numerous requests from residents affected by the recent Lower East Rift Zone eruption to allow them to create access to their property across the lava fields.

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Volcano Watch: Ninety days with no lava – a milestone for Kīlauea’s 2018 eruption

One of the most frequently asked questions of USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) scientists over the last several months has been, “Is the eruption over?”

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Lower East Rift Zone in Puna Saturday, May 26, 2018. Photos courtesy of Hawaii County Civil Defense.

Mayor Kim issues sixth supplementary emergency proclamation

WHEREAS, on May 3, 2018, the Mayor of the County of Hawaii and the Governor of the State of Hawaii issued respective Emergency Proclamations declaring states of emergency due to active lava erupting along the East Rift Zone in Lower Puna, County and State of Hawaii; and

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Housing fair to help people affected by the Kīlauea Eruption on November 17

The County of Hawai‘i announces a Housing Fair aimed at rebuilding our community following the Kīlauea eruption on Saturday, November 17 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Kea‘au High School. The event, entitled “Kūkulu Hou – Rebuilding our Community – for Those Who were Affected and Those Who Want to Help,” will provide an […]

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A new fissure erupted this evening near fissures 2 and 7, beginning with small lava spattering at about 8:44 p.m. HST. By 9:00 p.m., lava fountains as high as about 70 m (230 ft) were erupting from the fissure. Photo taken Saturday, May 5, 2018 courtesy of U.S. Geological Survey

Disaster emergency relief period extended for Hawaii Island’s volcanic eruption recovery

Gov. Ige has signed a fourth supplementary proclamation to support Hawai‘i Island’s recovery from Kilauea Volcano’s lava flows and activity. This fourth supplementary proclamation once again extends the authority to spend state funds as appropriated to protect the health, safety and welfare of Hawai‘i county residents. The proclamation also supports the state’s effort to provide […]

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Mayor thanks FEMA for Kilauea Eruption and Hurricane Lane recovery efforts

Mayor Harry Kim expressed deep gratitude on Thursday morning to Mr. Bern Ruiz of the Federal Emergency Management Agency for their tremendous help with the eruption and hurricane emergencies on Hawai’i Island. Mr. Ruiz, the Federal Coordinating Officer for FEMA Region IX, made a special visit to notify the Mayor that a Presidential Disaster Declaration […]

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Pohoiki Boat Ramp and the new black sand beaches. DLNR Photo

DLNR visits Pohoiki Boat Ramp to determine if it can be reopened

The formerly popular Pohoiki Boat Ramp area, along the lower Puna coast, shows no damage to the ramp itself. However, an estimated 14,000 cubic yards of black sand, deposited during the recent East Rift Zone eruption.

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Pahoa Neighborhood Facility

Kilauea Disaster Recovery Center hours changing

The joint federal/state/county disaster recovery center assisting residents with the Kilauea eruption recovery will be changing its hours next week. The Disaster Recovery Center at the Pahoa Neighborhood Facility, 15-3022 Kauhale Street in Pahoa will adopt new hours beginning Monday, Sept. 17. Current hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday and 8 […]

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