East Rift Zone Eruption: Mon 6/25 6AM - Update 1
Monday, June 25, 2018 at 6:07AM
Kanani Aton

This is a Civil Defense Message for Monday, June 25 at 6:00 in the morning.  

Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reports that Fissure 8 continues to erupt with a full channel flowing to the ocean at Kapoho. Currently, there is no immediate threat, but persons near the active flow should be prepared and heed warnings from Civil Defense.  

Due to frequent earthquake activity, residents in the Volcano area are advised to monitor utility connections of gas, electricity, and water after earthquakes.  

Disaster assistance is available island-wide to individuals and businesses in Hawaii County that have been affected by the Kilauea eruption. The Disaster Recovery Center is open daily from 8am to 8pm, and is located at the Keaau High School Gym.

Tropic Care 2018 will provide free medical, dental and eye care today, June 25th, through Thursday, June 28th, at Kea’au High School between 8am and 5pm. Tropic Care is open to everyone, regardless of whether or not they are affected by the disaster.

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

This is your Hawai‘i County Civil Defense Agency.

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