Big Island, Hawaii, Recovers from Lava Scare
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MAY 17, 2019
When lava flowed out of Kilauea’s mighty spout on Hawaii’s Big Island, the images were frightening. I think there may have been a disconnect between the sensationalized perception that Hawaii Island had been overtaken by the Kilauea volcanic eruption. The reality is that the lava flow and eruptive activity was contained to a relatively small area, within Leilani Estates in lower Puna, and in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on the southeast part of the island.