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Hawaii tourists and locals risk fines, jail time to get a closer look at Kilauea lava

  • GEN YAMAGUCHI / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER

    A man with a surfboard hiked over the lava rocks Tuesday at the MacKenzie State Recreation Area off Highway 137.

  • GEN YAMAGUCHI / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER

    Above, Ethan Lum and his 1-1/2-year-old son, Everitt Lum-Wilson, spent time together Tuesday at the entrance to Mackenzie State Recreation Area. Ethan was offering coconuts to parched visitors.

  • GEN YAMAGUCHI / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER

    Above, visitors left MacKenzie State Recreation Area on Tuesday.

Tourists and locals trickled into the gated MacKenzie State Recreation Area to get a closer look at the cooled aa lava flow during the recent lull in the spectacular lower East Rift Zone eruption. Read more

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