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USGS/HVO webcam view at 3:41 p.m. Wednesday (Jan 21) showing the smoke rising from the brushfires sparked by the Kilauea June 27th Lava Flow.

Two brushfires sparked by Puna lava flow Wednesday (Jan 21)

Two brushfires sparked by the Kilauea June 27th Lava Flow are burning in the area mauka of Highway 130 and south of Ainaloa subdivision.

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Duke Gonzales, Communications Specialist for the U.S. Postal Service, briefs the public on the contingency plans for the Pahoa Post Office should they vacate due to the lava flow. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Pahoa Post Office to stay open until Civil Defense orders to vacate

In the event of a post office closure Pahoa mail would be directed to a contingency site in Keaau.

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Mayor Kenoi continues state of emergency in Puna due to lava flow threat

SECOND SUPPLEMENTARY PROCLAMATION WHEREAS, Act 111 of the 2014 Hawai’i State Legislature, provides for the establishment of County organizations for emergency management and disaster relief with the Mayor having direct responsibility and authority over emergency management within the County; and WHEREAS, Act 111 of the 2014 Hawai’i State Legislature and Chapter 7, Articles 1 and […]

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President Obama signs disaster declaration for Puna lava flow

In response to Gov. Neil Abercrombie’s Oct. 24 request for federal aid to supplement local emergency protective measures in response to the June 27th lava flow, President Barack Obama today signed a Disaster Declaration for Public Assistance. Today’s Presidential Disaster Declaration allows for emergency protective measures under the Public Assistance Program and Hazard Mitigation Grant […]

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DOE suspends classes for Keonepoko Elementary starting Wednesday (Oct 29), other Puna schools to follow

Mary Correa, complex superintendent for Ka‘u, Kea‘au, Pahoa, has announced that beginning Wednesday, October 29, there will be no school for students at Keonepoko Elementary School. This is to allow DOE faculty, staff, administrators, facilities’ teams enough time to complete administrative work in preparation of the new facility to receive students.

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Rendering of a contingency site for Puna elementary school students displaced by the lava flow in the Keaau High School parking lot.

Contingency plan for alternate elementary school site revealed

The DOE is building an alternate site for elementary students in the Kea‘au High lower parking lot that could hold a number of classrooms.

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