Hawai'i County Mayor Talks Lava Response

Sep 17, 2014

June 27th flow enters northwest portion of Kaohe Homesteads
Credit USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory
This small-scale map shows the June 27th flow in Kīlauea’s East Rift Zone in relation to lower Puna.
Credit USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory

Hawai'i County has now opened an Incident Command Center in Pāhoa  Village, close to where the lava  from Kīlauea’s Pu’u ‘O’o Vent may enter town.  Key county personnel are on hand to provide the latest information for concerned residents.  HPR’s Sherry Bracken talked with Mayor Billy Kenoi about how the County is addressing this latest crisis.