Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano Erupts, Lava Flows Forces Evacuation of Leilani Estates

StoryfulWeather Published May 4, 2018 1,281 Plays

Rumble / Natural PhenomenaOfficials in Hawaii issued an evacuation order for the Leilani Estates community on the Big Island after vent began spewing lava following the eruption of the Kilauea volcano earlier on May 3. This footage shows a glimpse of the lava stream from near the Leilani Estates. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported that a mandatory evacuation was in effect for Leilani Estates residents from Luana Street to Mohala Street. Earlier on Thursday, a column of smoke and ash rose from the Kilauea volcano following a 5.0 magnitude earthquake that rattled the island. Credit: Jeffrey Scott Wise via Storyful