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Stop building homes in lava hazard zones

  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    This is the view of a house Kupono St. near the lava eruption from Fissure 8 in Leilani Estates. The roof is covered with pyroclastic rocks ranging in size.

The tragedies occurring in Puna have been compounded by the past bad decisions of county and state governments, which allowed residential subdivisions in the most hazardous volcanic zones in Hawaii. Read more

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