Kapoho residents urged to evacuate

Brett Walker/USGS This image taken Sunday shows a U.S. Geological Survey scientist documenting a fountaining fissure from Kilauea volcano.

Residents in the Kapoho area, including Kapoho Beach Lots and Vacationland, are being urged to evacuate their homes as lava from Kilauea volcano threatens to sever Highway 137 and Government Beach Road in the “Four Corners” area.