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Facts from the U.S. Geological Survey: May 14, 2018 There have been several recent highly speculative stories, rumors and blogs about the stability of the south flank of Kīlauea and the potential for a catastrophic collapse that could generate a Pacific-wide tsunami. We wish to put these speculations in their proper context by presenting observations of ...
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May 17, 2018 Representatives of government agencies and eligible private non-profit agencies with costs related to the recent flooding on Kauai and in East Honolulu are invited to Applicant Briefings for the federal Public Assistance (PA) program. The presentation will include application procedures, administrative requirements, and funding and program eligibility criteria. Under the PA Program, ...
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The following information will help you decide on which type of respiratory protection to use, but other factors, such as the cost and availability of the protective products, may also need to be taken into account. When you wear respiratory protection, the effectiveness depends particularly on two factors: 1) how effective the mask or material ...
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The Hawaii State Department of Health reports that the current eruption activity is producing dangerous Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) gas and other emissions that present hazards to health, especially for the elderly, young children and babies, and people with respiratory problems. People who are downwind or close to the vents and lava flows are also at high ...
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Civil Defense message for Friday, May 11th at 11:00 AM As a precautionary measure, residents of Lower Puna, between Kapoho and Kalapana, are advised to be on the alert in the event of possible gas emissions and volcanic eruption.  Because there may be little to no advance notice to evacuate, you should be prepared to ...
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