Airbnb asking hosts to take in residents, relief staff

  • This image provided by the U.S. Geological Survey shows lava spattering Wednesday in Puna. Airbnb has instituted its Disaster Response Program, asking Big Island hosts to open their doors to victims of the disaster as well as relief workers.

KAILUA-KONA — Airbnb is recruiting hosts throughout Hawaii County willing to open their doors to residents impacted by the latest Kilauea eruption as well as to disaster relief workers on island lending a hand.