Neighbors seek purchase of ‘Fissure 8’ with PONC funds

USGS photo Aerial view of the Fissure 8 lava flow in Kilauea Volcano’s lower East Rift Zone from August 2019.

Neighbors of Puna’s internationally famous “Fissure 8” want the still smoldering volcanic vent preserved for future generations, and they’re asking a county land-buying commission to purchase it using taxpayer money.