(ABOVE VIDEO) Mayor Billy Kenoi addresses the crowd gathered at Pahoa High School days before lava crosses Apa’a Street. Video from various sources.
- While assuring the crowd that Hawaii County is going to do everything it can to ensure continued services to the people of Puna as lava begins its slow entry into Pahoa town, Mayor Billy Kenoi admits “its going to be tough.”
The video of the mayor was filmed on October 23 by David Corrigan, however much of the lava video from the ground is courtesy the County of Hawaii, filmed on October 24. USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory provides the footage from the air, which was captured in the afternoon of October 24. The video of the work on Chain of Craters Road is courtesy Jessica Ferracane, Public Affairs Specialist Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park.