Lava Stories from the Big Island: Fire Chief, Finance, Tourism, Emotional Impact, Morris Family Update

The lava eruption in Kilauea’s Lower East Rift Zones continues.  We talk with Hawaii County Fire Chief Darren Rosario, County Finance Director Deanna Sako, Ross Birch of Island of Hawaii Visitor Bureau, Psychologist Dr. Kristin Rajala, and Larry Morris, whose home was threatened when we last spoke May 20.  Photo of the lava entering the ocean on May 26, 2018 (and the plume of laze, volcanic steam -water-hydrochloric acid-teensy glass particles) courtesy USGS/HVO.

Air Date:  May 27,2018