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July 1, 2018 Kīlauea eruption update with John Stallman, Dane DuPont & Ikaika Marzo


July 2, 2018 Lava Flow Continues (USGS Video)


Wow Life goes on here on the Big Island of Hawaii.

Several lava fissures starting to re-open.

More Lava at the shoreline coming, maybe from old lava tubes.

Pele is headed a little North west from what we have heard last few days

Today we have loud thunder or explosions. Big Clouds over the East Rift Zone.

June 5 2018 Wai Opae, Hawaii “A Hui Hou (Vacationland)Kapoho, Hawaii No views


OOH My heart is breaking.. Along with all the others in this community.

This video is very short cause I could only find so many pictures @ midnight last night. I was up until 4:30am this morning. Just starting to make videos.. After the movie was finished and I “proof” watched it. My heart broke just a little bit more and many tears filled my eyes. That was the first water my toes ever touched and as of today it has been the last. “A Hui Hou” to a great beauty of Hawaii.

Clean Water??? PUNA


WHO”S MINDING THE WATER QUALITY

DURING THIS CRISIS???

By Chad Rhodes 6/3/2018 3:30 pm

I am no longer getting my drinking water from Pahoa side. Now going Keaau side. If the methane gas is present who’s to say it has not already penetrated the water table in Pahoa. Where is that water table in Pahoa. Feast your pretty eyes on this. This is why I have brought up these issues. I have not heard any one mention the water source for the Puna District.

Kilauea Aquifer Sector Area Hawaii County

KILAUEA AQUIFER SECTOR AREA

SECTOR AREA PROFILE

General

The Kilauea Aquifer Sector Area (ASEA) includes the Pahoa [80801], Kalapana [80802], Hilina[80803], and Keaiwa [80804] Aquifer System Areas (ASYA).  It captures most of the Puna District and the southeastern portion of the Kau District, and extends along most of the island’s southeastern coastline as far south as Kuhua Bay outside Punaluu. The sector area includes most of the Kilauea Crater and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

Economy and Population

Economy

Agriculture is the primary economic function in the Puna District.  Vegetables / Papayas in the Kapoho area, flowers in the Pahoa and Kapoho areas, and bananas are the principal products.  Truck farming in the Volcano area is also significant.  The majority of the State’s papayas and bananas are grown in Puna. Several Marijuana growers due to the sunny, hot, humid days.

The Puna Geothermal Venture (PGV) plant located outside of Kapoho generates 30-MW of electricity using three geothermal wells.  Plans were already under way to expand the facility to double its output, but Pele put a stop to that we hope..  PGV had employed 30 people.

Population

Nearly all of the population contributing to the demands from the Kilauea ASEA is within the Puna District.  The rate of growth of Puna’s population has slowed in the past few years., but still ranks as the island’s highest.  The growth can be attributed to the affordability of residences outside of Hilo and the job opportunities in Hilo.  Puna’s status as a “bedroom community” for Hilo is evident from much slower growth in employment, and the worsening traffic on its roads leading into Hilo.

Ok, you have a little better understanding why I have concern. Lager Population, PGV Leaking into Aquifer, Fertilizers used by farmers, cars and other contaminants. Now look at the map and tell me that the Aquifer could not be at risk.

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So you ask Who’s in Charge

Hawaii County Water Supply

Address: 345 Kekuanaoa St #20, Hilo, HI 96720

Phone: (808) 961-8050

Call and ask when the last test on the Water Spigot locations in the KILAUEA AQUIFER SECTOR AREA was.