HONOLULU, HI – Hawaii Governor David Ige signed an emergency proclamation Thursday evening, after a lava flow emerged at the Leilani Estates residential subdivision which is located within the East Rift Zone of the Kilauea volcano. The lava is flowing onto streets in the subdivision, which consists of about 770 structures. The lava flow has prompted the mandatory evacuation of about 1,700 residents of Leilani Estates. Residents are being sheltered at Pāhoa Community Center and Kea‘au Community Center.
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