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May 4, 2018 2018-004B Hawaii National Guard activated to support Big Island volcano response HAWAII ISLAND — About 70 Soldiers and Airmen of the Hawaii National Guard (HING) are on Hawaii Island assisting in emergency management efforts, after being activated by Governor David Ige to support Hawaii County Civil Defense. HING personnel are assisting Hawaii ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 4, 2018 2018-0504A HAWAII ISLAND — Hawaii County police, fire, and county agencies, along with the National Guard and partners, continue to assist with an evacuation of the Leilani Estates and Lanipuna Gardens subdivisions in the face of a volcanic eruption in the area. All Leilani Estates and Lanipuna Gardens Subdivision ...
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HILO, HI: May 3, 2018 – The American Red Cross has opened a second shelter for residents evacuated from their homes due to the Kilauea lava threat at the Keaau Community Center (16-186 Pili Mua St, Keaau, HI 96749) The shelter at the Pahoa Community Center remains open as well. Evacuees are reminded to bring ...
Read More Second Red Cross shelter open for residents affected by Kilauea lava threat

HILO, HI: May 3, 2018 – The American Red Cross has opened a shelter at the Pahoa Community Center for residents evacuated from their homes due to the Kilauea lava threat. WHERE         Pahoa Community Center (15-3022 Kauhale Street, Pāhoa, HI 96778) The Red Cross is a non-profit humanitarian organization which provides assistance ...
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  Hawaii Island eruption leads to evacuation of Leilani Estates May 3, 2018 2018-0503A HAWAII ISLAND — Hawaii County Civil Defense has called for an evacuation of all residents of the Leilani Estates subdivision on Hawaii Island as a result of steam and lava emissions in the area of Mohala Street. The intersection of Highway ...
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