Some Kalapana-area residents choose to stay until ‘mandatory’ evacuation ordered

  • HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald Chain of Craters Road in Kalapana
  • HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald Vehicles drive over steel plates that cover seismic cracks Friday on Highway 130 between Leilani Estates and Kalapana.
  • HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald Aaron Mitchell, a Lanipuna Gardens evacuee, stands in front of a view of the ocean entry plume Friday near Kalapana Seaview.

KALAPANA — The postman doesn’t come around here anymore and neither do the garbage trucks.