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No break over holiday weekend for Kilauea

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VIDEO BY ANDREW GOMES / STAR-ADVERTISER
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VIDEO BY ANDREW GOMES / STAR-ADVERTISER
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DENNIS ODA/DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM This is Puuhonua o Puna where donated supplies are dropped off and distributed to people in need who have been displaced by the May 2018 lava outbreak in Leilani Estates and Kalpana. It is located across Pahoa High School under a canopy of tents. This is (l-r) Kaile Aiona (2), Destiny Lominario (12) and Jayden Florendo (12, all cousins) waiting for Kina Lominario (Destiny's mother) gather some clothes and other supplies. They were displace by the lava flow.
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DENNIS ODA/DODA@STARADVVERTISER.COM This is Puuhonua o Puna where donated supplies are dropped off and distributed to people in need who have been displaced by the May 2018 lava outbreak in Leilani Estates and Kalpana. These are volunteers (l-r) Kaeo Jones, Andrew Dunn and Joel Rosario, unloading a pallet of supplies from Kona. It is located across Pahoa High School under a canopy of tents.
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DENNIS ODA/DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM This is Puuhonua o Puna where donated supplies are dropped off and distributed to people in need who have been displaced by the May 2018 lava outbreak in Leilani Estates and Kalpana. This is Shivani Rose feeding her son, Satya Light (2), who is being hugged by his sister, Ambrosia (11). Another sister, Emaleen Light (8) is under a yellow hooded costume that she is playing with. The girl on the right is Kaile Aiona. Her mother is out looking for supplies. They were displaced by the lava flow.
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DENNIS ODA/DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM Stacy Welch is being served lunch by Hulai Kalawe (12) and her sister, Tihani (10). Welch lives near fissure 24 and has evacuated from her home. She said she went there last night and saw the lava flowing outside her home, but as of last night it was still there. She is at Puuhonua o Puna where donated supplies are dropped off and distributed to people in need who have been displaced by the May 2018 lava outbreak in Leilani Estates and Kalpana.
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Lava advances on Leilani Ave., devouring everything in its path in Leilani Estates.
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National Guard (and Hawaii Poilice) block Leilani Ave. as fissure 7 becomes more active in Leilani Estates.
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Vent 24 opened up Sunday morning around 10 a.m. In back are the gases and fumes that have wilted and killed vegetation.
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A sign that says "Pele's Hale" sits in front of a residence that's near vent 24 in Leilani Estates.
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Tom Elliot views lava spewing from vent 7 in Leilani Estates.
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The Hawaii Army National Guard took the media out on a tour of the lava sites in Leilani Estates. This is the view from the Leilani Community Association. An alert was sent to evacuate everyone on several streets. Jeff Hickman, public affairs officer for Hawaii National Guard, said the reason it's so red because the lava is really active, the forest is on fire and houses are burning down.
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There was a heavy police presence on Leilani Ave. in Leilani Estates. Moments later, everyone was evacuated from Leilani Ave., including the residents who were viewing fissure 7 from the road.