FEMA’s Puna report released

Federal Emergency Management Agency A map of the 2018 Kilauea lava flow with the roads to be restored highlighted.

Work to restore Pohoiki Road in Puna is one step closer to reality after FEMA on Thursday released a draft EA for the project. (Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald)

Nearly five years after the end of the 2018 Kilauea eruption, a long-delayed environmental report about the reopening of Pohoiki Road and other lower Puna roads inundated by lava finally was published Thursday.