Civil Defense: 26 homes destroyed by lava

  • DEMIAN BARRIOS/Special to the Tribune-Herald Smoke rises as lava crosses Leilani Avenue Saturday in Leilani Estates.

A total of 26 homes have been destroyed by lava from Kilauea volcano in Leilani Estates subdivision, Hawaii County Civil Defense said at a 3 p.m. Sunday briefing. That’s 17 more homes destroyed since the Sunday morning count.