What!!!! The Bugg’a Snuck By Puna Geothermal Plant????
12:45 pm message from Hawaii County Civil Defense Message:
May 12, 2018 12:45 pm: HVO reports fissure 16 is venting lava spatter about a mile “BELOW” the Geothermal Plant property and a mile west (or Kalapana side) of Highway 132, which remains open. At this time, no residences affected; no lava flow generated. www.hawaiicounty.gov/2018-lava-map
RED STAR: PUNA GEOTHERMAL PLANT
This is a Civil Defense Message for Friday, May 11, 2018 at 6:00 AM
Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) confirms hazardous fumes continue to be released but no volcanic activity is present at this time
ACRES COVERED BY LAVA
Visit the new link on the Civil Defense website for better public access to the eruption map: https://goo.gl/i7RbrB.
- Conditions permitting, Leilani Estates residents will be allowed to check on their property from 7 AM to 6 PM each day until further notice. Be prepared to evacuate at a moment’s notice.
- Civil Defense Recovery Information and Assistance Center (RIAC) at the Sacred Hearts Church in Pāhoa, Monday to Friday from 9 AM to 3 PM.
Road Status Update:
- Highway 130 is closed between Malama Street and Kamaili Road.
- Pohoiki Road is closed from Highway 132 to Highway 137 due to cracks in the road.
- No access is allowed at this time for residents of Lanipuna Gardens due to dangerous volcanic gases.
- Puna Geothermal Venture (PGV) has completed the removal of all pentane.
- The Kalapana Transfer Station is closed until further notice. The Pāhoa Transfer Station on Apaa Street is open 7 days a week, from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
- Hawai‘i Electric Light reminds residents to treat all downed lines as live. Under no circumstances are you to approach or touch downed lines.
- Emergency water restrictions for the Pohoiki, Vacationland and Kapoho area are still in effect while personnel work to restore service. Water spigots installed near the entrance of Lava Tree State Park and a water tanker in Vacationland are still available for the public to access.
- Evacuated residents can pick up their mail at the Pāhoa Post Office.
- The Hawai‘i County Police Department and the Prosecutor’s Office have established a policy of zero tolerance towards looting or vandalism. Under Emergency Provisions, any looting or vandalism will be treated as a felony.
- Contact the Humane Society for animal information.
- Hawai‘i Academy of Arts and Sciences is closed for the rest of the week.
- Kua O Ka La School will reopen in Hilo on Monday. Grades Kthrough 4 will meet at New Hope Church in Hilo, grades 5 through 12 will meet at the Boys and Girls Club in Hilo.
- The evacuated residents are going through a very difficult time. We ask for your help and understanding.
County, State and Federal partners continue to monitor the situation. You will be informed of any conditions that affect your safety.
Thank you. Have a safe day. This is your Hawai‘i County Civil Defense.
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