Volcanic lava flow spurs more evacuations on Hawaii’s Big Island

Pahoehoe lava advances west from fissure 7 on Leilani Avenue as a lava fountain is seen in the background, May 27, 2018. USGS/Handout via REUTERS

HONOLULU (Reuters) – Molten rock from several lava-spewing fissures opened by Kilauea Volcano crept towards clusters of homes and vacation rentals on the eastern tip of Hawaii’s Big Island on Wednesday, as authorities ushered residents from the area as a precaution. Evacuation of the Vacationland development and adjacent Kapoho community, rebuilt after a destructive eruption […]

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