UPDATE 6:30 p.m.: Hawaiian Volcano Observatory is reporting a fast-moving pahoehoe lava flow from fissure No. 8, moving toward on Nohea and Kupono streets, north of Leilani Street.
Former Hawaii Geothermal site destroyed by lava; PGV says risk of of hydrogen sulfide release ‘minimal’
Lava from Kilauea volcano has destroyed the former Hawaii Geothermal Project site adjacent to Puna Geothermal Venture, according to Hawaii County Civil Defense Director Talmadge Magno.
The chief of state Emergency Management agency, who’s heading up the governor’s and mayor’s task force on Puna Geothermal Venture says he should know soon if efforts are successful to neutralize KS-14, the last “active” well at the lower Puna geothermal power plant.