East Rift Zone Eruption - Update 4, 5/16, 6pm
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 6:21PM
Kanani Aton

This is a Civil Defense Message for Wednesday, May 16 at 6 p.m.

Hawaiian Volcanoes Observatory reports that activity within Leilani subdivision and the lower East Rift continues at a diminished rate, no flows are active. Heavy de-gassing is occurring at each vent.

Due to the continued activities at Kilauea crater and the lower Eastern Flow, please be advised the following policies are in effect:

The residents of Puna are going through a very difficult time.  We ask for your help and understanding.

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

This is your Hawai‘i County Civil Defense. 

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