East Rift Zone Eruption: THUR 6/28/18 4:30PM
Thursday, June 28, 2018 at 4:31PM
Kanani Aton

This is a Civil Defense Message for Thursday, June 28 at 4:30 in the afternoon. 

Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reports that Fissure 8 continues to be very active and is feeding a lava channel with a broad ocean entry along the Kapoho shoreline. Fresh lava is also oozing at Kapoho Beach Lots. Gas emissions from the fissure eruption and laze at the ocean entry continue to be very high.

Due to volcanic activity, the following polices are in effect:

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

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

This is your Hawai‘i County Civil Defense Agency.

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