After a vent from Hawaiis Kilauea volcano opened up in June, it sent a thick river of lava on a slow march toward the. HONOLULU AP Hawaii officials will make arrangements for those living in the path of a lava flow to watch the destruction of their considered a main town of the Big Islands isolated and rural Puna district It was getting. continued to creep slowly but steadily through cracks in the earth toward a rural community on Hawaiis Big Island. A public lava viewing area first lobe of the June 27th flow, which stalled after reaching the transfer station in October and then broke out in a new lobe, now 9 miles upslope from Phoa Marketplace The second Big Island News video. The lava flow has been edging its way towards Pahoa on Hawaiis Big Island for weeks with authorities and residents powerless to halt or divert it "You can only imagine the frustration as well as despair theyre going through," Hawaii. When the molten lava hits Wednesday on Hawaii Island, splashing into the Pacific Ocean below and exploding upon impact The massive Kilauea flow is coming from a lava tube at the Kamokuna ocean entry on the southeast side of. Lava flow from Hawaiis Kilauea volcano picked up speed and continued its advance toward a small town on Big Island Friday The lava flows leading edge is around 750 feet away from a country road and a mile away from the. The lava was about 370 yards from the main road in Pahoa, the commercial center of Puna, a sprawling, mostly agricultural district on the Big Island, civil defense officials in Hawaii County said late Tuesday The flow from Kilauea. owned by the Big Island Morgan Ranch, can be seen on the map below, which shows the lava flow approaching Pahoa Hawaii County Civil Defense Director Darryl Oliveira told local news outlet the Star Advertiser that when lava reaches a. PAHOA, Hawaii Lava from one of the worlds most active volcanos has been advancing at a slower pace the past few.