PAHOA, Hawaii: The nearly year-long bifurcation of Cemetery Road in Pahoa from the 2014 lava flow will soon be over. The County of Hawaii recently awarded a contract to remove the hardened lava, which burned a path over the road next to the transfer station on October 25, 2014. The through way has been closed ever since.
x https://youtu.be/WicvshsA8OM Video by David Corrigan, voice of Sherry Bracken. VIDEO STORY PAHOA, Hawaii – A public meeting was held at the Pahoa Community Center on Wednesday evening to update residents on a roundabout project scheduled to begin construction in early August. The $5 million project was postponed last year while the June 27 lava […]
On Saturday, artists and musicians marked the anniversary of the June 27th lava flow at the Pahoa Village Museum. Pahoa artist/activist Sara Steiner-Jackson was one of the organizers of the “Love Bomb For Pahoa”, which featured a retrospective of her artwork. Steiner-Jackson is working on a new painting to commemorate the lava flow that turned life upside down in the village. She still has mixed emotions about the whole experience.
On Pahoa Village Road, utility poles are still wrapped in protective cinder at the point where lava was first expected to reach the road. The Pahoa Transfer Station – at one time surrounded by lava and given up for gone – has since reopened. Just down the road on Apa’a Street, a wall of solid lava still remains.
PAHOA, Hawaii – The Pāhoa Senior Center – closed last September under the threat of lava to make way for the Hawaii County Fire Department – will re-open on Monday, June 29. The re-opening comes two days after the one year anniversary of beginning of the June 27th Lava Flow that nearly made its way […]
x https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ddYguQfn4ns PAHOA, Hawaii – Puna’s State Senator Russell Ruderman (D) met with the community on Wednesday evening in Pahoa. The Senator just wrapped up a busy legislative session and the meeting was a chance for Ruderman to give his report, which included sharing his disappointment in the legislatures’ level of help in a time […]
PAHOA, Hawaii – During a Rat Lungworm Awareness Forum held last weekend at the Pahoa Community Center, presenters talked about protecting yourself from contracting angiostrongylus cantonensis by clearing out nearby critters. Rats and slugs are a part of the rat lungworm life cycle and getting rid of them will increase your chances of avoiding the […]
PAHOA, Hawaii – At Sunday’s Rat Lungworm Awareness Forum held at the Pahoa Community Center, Dr. Susan Jarvi with the Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy talked about the latest research being done to gain a better understanding of rat lungworm disease (RLW) – or angiostrongylus cantonensis. Jarvi’s top objectives are: Conduct studies to find […]