East Rift Zone Eruption - Sun, 6/10/18, 6PM - Update 3
Sunday, June 10, 2018 at 5:58PM
Kanani Aton

This is a Civil Defense Message for Sunday, June 10 at 6:00 in the evening. 

Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reports that the eruption continues in the lower East Rift Zone. Fissure 8 continues to produce a large channelized flow 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. 

The Recovery Information and Assistance Center at the Pahoa Community Center is closed on Monday, June 11, in observance of King Kamehameha Day and will re-open Tuesday, June 12.

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

This is your Hawai‘i County Civil Defense Agency.

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