PGV ‘pioneer road’ could be open by April 1 for residents of lava-locked kipuka

  • HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald Puna Geothermal Venture Senior Director Michael Kaleikini

  • HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald Kipuka residents flock to Puna Geothermal Venture Plant Manager Jordan Hara to get applications for access to their properties from PGV's new road Friday during a community meeting held by PGV in the cafeteria at Pahoa High School.
  • HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald

    Kipuka residents on Friday during a community meeting at Pahoa High School flock to Puna Geothermal Venture plant manager Jordan Hara to get applications for access to their properties from PGV’s new road.

Residents of a lava-locked kipuka off Highway 132 will soon have a road home.