Now what? Residents displaced by lava talk options

  • Building plan examiner Jessica Andrews of County of Hawaii Public Works Building Division talks about expedited building permits for pre-approved house plans Saturday at Keaau High School during a housing fair for people affected by the recent East Rift Zone eruption. (HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald)
  • Attendees talk with members of the County of Hawaii Planning Department Saturday at Keaau High School during a housing fair for people affected by the recent East Rift Zone eruption. (HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald)
  • Deputy director Merrick Nishimoto of County of Hawaii Public Works Administration answers questions about building permits Saturday at Keaau High School during a housing fair for people affected by the recent East Rift Zone eruption. (HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald)
  • Questions are recorded during a presentation about building permits Saturday at Keaau High School during a housing fair for people affected by the recent East Rift Zone eruption. (HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald)
  • Norren Kato of County of Hawaii Planning Department answers questions about building permits Saturday at Keaau High School during a housing fair for people affected by the recent East Rift Zone eruption. (HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald)

KEAAU — They’ve received their checks from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, but what are their options now?