Almost all of Kapoho Beach Lots, Vacationland consumed by lava

HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald Lava from fissure 8 fills Kapoho Bay, left, and covers Champagne Ponds (center, where the laze plume is) late Monday afternoon in lower Puna. Note the wall of lava, left.

Virtually all of Kapoho Beach Lots and Vacationland were wiped out by lava Tuesday morning, according to Hawaii County Civil Defense.