East Rift Zone Eruption: Mon, 6/25, 4PM - Update 2
Monday, June 25, 2018 at 4:08PM
Kanani Aton

This is a Civil Defense Message for Monday, June 25 at 4:00 in the afternoon. 

Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reports that Fissure 8 continues to erupt with a full lava channel flowing to the ocean at Kapoho. Gas emissions from the fissure eruption and at the ocean entry laze plumes continue to be very high. Currently, there is no immediate threat, but persons near the active flow should be prepared and heed warnings from Civil Defense. 

On the eruption, the following is provided for your information:

To report your home or property damaged or destroyed, please call the Hawaii Real Property Tax Office at 961-8201. To report your home or property inaccessible due to lava isolation or mandatory evacuation, please call Civil Defense at 935-0031.

Disaster assistance is available island-wide to individuals and businesses in Hawaii County that have been affected by the Kilauea eruption.

A community meeting at the Pahoa High School Cafeteria will be held tomorrow at 5 p.m.

We are on watch 24-hours a day for your safety.

This is your Hawai‘i County Civil Defense Agency.

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