Dramatic Drone Footage Shows Massive Kilauea Crater Collapse, Miles Of Lava Devastation

Zero Hedge | 6/4/2018 | Staff
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The number of homes destroyed in Hawaii's Kilauea eruption has jumped to 117 from 87, according to Monday figures released by the Hawaii County Civil Defense. An estimated 20-40 homes were destroyed in Kapoho, while around a dozen people were trapped on the eastern tip of the island after fast-moving lava cut off all access to the rural community, according to spokeswoman Janet Snyder.

Kapoho was destroyed in 1960 by a similar Kilauea eruption.

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The trapped residents ignored several days of warnings from authorities, but many have refused to abandon their homes. So far, 18 people have been arrested for trying to sneak past off-limits areas to catch a look at the oozing lava (or loot homes).

The Hawaii Volcano Observatory reported that...
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