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Vents and lava flows from the Kīlauea eruption of 1955

2005 (approx.)

Detailed Description

This 88 day eruption spawned lava flows which crossed all major roads to lower Puna. Coastal villages from Kalapana to Kapoho were isolated. Major roads closed by lava included Pahoa-Pohoiki; Pahoa-Kapoho; Pahoa-Opihikao; and Pahoa-Kalapana as well as the lower Puna coastal highway.


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