Every Family Has a Different Lava Story
The lava front closest to Pahoa Village has now stalled and cooled, with breakouts around 3 1/2 miles upslope. With no immediate threat to homes or businesses, Hawaii County officials have reopened Pahoa Village Road. But starting last August, local residents had to prepare for lava inundation. Many moved. Every family has their story, and HPR's Sherry Bracken has one.