Ige signs emergency proclamation following Leilani lava eruption

  • Hollyn Johnson/Tribune-Herald Smoke rises from Leilani Estates as residents evacuate Thursday evening. Mahalo to Blue Hawaiian Helicopters and Andrew Richard Hara.
  • Hollyn Johnson/Tribune-Herald Smoke rises from Leilani Estates as residents evacuate Thursday evening. Mahalo to Blue Hawaiian Helicopters and Andrew Richard Hara.
  • A Hawaii County Civil Defense map illustrating the most at-risk areas in the region.

Governor David Ige has signed an emergency proclamation after an eruption of lava forced the evacuation of Leilani Estates and Lanipuna Gardens.