Federal notice includes $83M for county

An aerial view from Feb. 15, 2019, shows where the 2018 lava flow crossed Highway 132 and where PGV has cut a road through the cooled lava near Highway 132. (Tribune-Herald file photo)

Hawaii County can now take its next step to secure than $80 million in federal money from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to aid in recovery from the 2018 eruption of Kilauea volcano.