Exhibits in Pahoa help tell the story about eruption’s impact

  • Amedeo Markoff stands near exhibits on display at a visitor center in Pahoa.

  • Harry and Mouse Durgin display a photograph of lava erupting in Leilani Estates during the recent Kilauea eruption at a visitor center that will open today in Pahoa. The photo was taken by Harry Durgin. (Photos by TOM CALLIS/Tribune-Herald)

HILO — The Kilauea eruption grabbed much of the world’s attention earlier this year as molten rock shot out of fissures where homes once stood and a massive river of lava changed the landscape of lower Puna.