HILO — The Disaster Recovery Center in Keaau High School gymnasium has seen significant business since opening Friday, with “730 survivors” of the current Kilauea volcano eruption registering with the Federal Emergency Management Agency as of Sunday.
The President of the United States approved Gov. Ige’s request Thursday for individual assistance for Hawaii County residents who have lost their homes and property in the Kilauea volcanic eruption that began on May 3.
The National Weather Service reported Friday high levels of vog and sulfur dioxide from the Kilauea fissure system are moving north and wedging in the Saddle area, creating poor visibility on the roads. The National Weather Service advises drivers to drive with caution. The Big Island interior and south are expected to have increased levels of vog until tonight.
KAILUA-KONA — A mid-day overflight on Tuesday found signs of ongoing partial collapse of Halema‘uma‘u crater at the summit of Kilauea volcano, the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory said Wednesday.