Naming of Fissure 8 put on hold; board to decide how to proceed as pandemic thwarts public meetings

  • This photo provided by the U.S. Geological Survey shows lava fountaining at Fissure 8 near Pahoa on June 5, 2018. (U.S. Geological Survey via AP)

The naming of the most prominent new geographical feature to emerge from the 2018 Kilauea eruption has been postponed indefinitely.