East Rift Zone Eruption - Sun, 6/10/18, 1PM - Update 2
Sunday, June 10, 2018 at 1:00PM
Kanani Aton

This is a Civil Defense Message for Sunday, June 10 at 1:00 in the afternoon. 

Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reports that the eruption continues in the lower East Rift Zone. Fissure 8 continues to produce a large channelized flow that is entering the ocean at Kapoho. Volcanic gas emissions from fissure eruptions remain very high. The National Weather Service reports that trade winds are pushing volcanic emissions southwest though Pahala to Ocean View areas. 

Due to the current volcanic activity, the following policies are in effect:

The shelters at Pahoa Community Center and Keaau Armory are open and pet-friendly. 

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

This is your Hawai‘i County Civil Defense Agency.

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