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Hawaii's creeping lava

An onlooker watches as lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision May 12, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

An onlooker watches as lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision May 12, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

An onlooker watches as lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision May 12, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision May 12, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision May 12, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision May 12, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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An onlooker watches as lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision May 12, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

An onlooker watches as lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision May 12, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

An onlooker watches as lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision May 12, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision May 12, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision May 12, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision May 12, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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A journalist records video as lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision May 12, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

A journalist records video as lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision May 12, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

A journalist records video as lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision May 12, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision May 12, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision May 12, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision May 12, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision May 12, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision May 12, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision May 12, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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Jolon Clinton, 15, takes photos as lava erupts from a fissure near her home east of the Leilani Estates subdivision May 12, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Jolon Clinton, 15, takes photos as lava erupts from a fissure near her home east of the Leilani Estates subdivision May 12, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Jolon Clinton, 15, takes photos as lava erupts from a fissure near her home east of the Leilani Estates subdivision May 12, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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Lava advances along a street near a fissure in Leilani Estates, on Kilauea Volcano's lower East Rift Zone, May 5, 2018. 



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Lava advances along a street near a fissure in Leilani Estates, on Kilauea Volcano's lower East Rift Zone, May 5, 2018. U.S. Geological Survey/via REUTERS

Lava advances along a street near a fissure in Leilani Estates, on Kilauea Volcano's lower East Rift Zone, May 5, 2018. U.S. Geological Survey/via REUTERS
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Lava emerges from the ground after Kilauea Volcano erupted, May 3, 2018. 


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Lava emerges from the ground after Kilauea Volcano erupted, May 3, 2018. Jeremiah Osuna/via REUTERS

Lava emerges from the ground after Kilauea Volcano erupted, May 3, 2018. Jeremiah Osuna/via REUTERS
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A fissure spraying lava fountains as high as about 230 feet , according to USGS, is shown from Luana Street in Leilani Estates subdivision, May 5. 


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A fissure spraying lava fountains as high as about 230 feet , according to USGS, is shown from Luana Street in Leilani Estates subdivision, May 5. USGS/via REUTERS

A fissure spraying lava fountains as high as about 230 feet , according to USGS, is shown from Luana Street in Leilani Estates subdivision, May 5. USGS/via REUTERS
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Lava engulfs a Ford Mustang in Puna, May 6, 2018. 



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Lava engulfs a Ford Mustang in Puna, May 6, 2018. WXCHASING via REUTERS

Lava engulfs a Ford Mustang in Puna, May 6, 2018. WXCHASING via REUTERS
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Lava partially covers a yard in the Leilani Estates subdivision, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Lava partially covers a yard in the Leilani Estates subdivision, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Lava partially covers a yard in the Leilani Estates subdivision, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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Lava advances along a street near a fissure in Leilani Estates, May 5, 2018. 


USGS/via REUTERS

Lava advances along a street near a fissure in Leilani Estates, May 5, 2018. USGS/via REUTERS

Lava advances along a street near a fissure in Leilani Estates, May 5, 2018. USGS/via REUTERS
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Advancing lava covers the grass in Puna, May 6, 2018. 

WXCHASING via REUTERS

Advancing lava covers the grass in Puna, May 6, 2018. WXCHASING via REUTERS

Advancing lava covers the grass in Puna, May 6, 2018. WXCHASING via REUTERS
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A view shows a lava fissure in Leilani Estates, May 9, 2018. 


Apau Hawaii Tours/via REUTERS

A view shows a lava fissure in Leilani Estates, May 9, 2018. Apau Hawaii Tours/via REUTERS

A view shows a lava fissure in Leilani Estates, May 9, 2018. Apau Hawaii Tours/via REUTERS
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A lava flow from the Kilauea volcano moves on a street in Leilani Estates, May 6, 2018. 


USGS/via REUTERS

A lava flow from the Kilauea volcano moves on a street in Leilani Estates, May 6, 2018. USGS/via REUTERS

A lava flow from the Kilauea volcano moves on a street in Leilani Estates, May 6, 2018. USGS/via REUTERS
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A man wearing a gas mask takes pictures of a lava fissure in Leilani Estates, May 9, 2018. 



Apau Hawaii Tours/via REUTERS

A man wearing a gas mask takes pictures of a lava fissure in Leilani Estates, May 9, 2018. Apau Hawaii Tours/via REUTERS

A man wearing a gas mask takes pictures of a lava fissure in Leilani Estates, May 9, 2018. Apau Hawaii Tours/via REUTERS
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A fissure erupts across Leilani Street, May 8, 2018. 

USGS/via REUTERS

A fissure erupts across Leilani Street, May 8, 2018. USGS/via REUTERS

A fissure erupts across Leilani Street, May 8, 2018. USGS/via REUTERS
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Deposits are seen on a road in Puna, May 8, 2018. 


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Deposits are seen on a road in Puna, May 8, 2018. Apau Hawaii Tours/via REUTERS

Deposits are seen on a road in Puna, May 8, 2018. Apau Hawaii Tours/via REUTERS
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Lava cools in a resident's yard in the Leilani Estates subdivision, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Lava cools in a resident's yard in the Leilani Estates subdivision, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Lava cools in a resident's yard in the Leilani Estates subdivision, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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Lava and downed power lines block a road in the Leilani Estates subdivision, May 8, 2018. 

REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Lava and downed power lines block a road in the Leilani Estates subdivision, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Lava and downed power lines block a road in the Leilani Estates subdivision, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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Lava cools in a resident's yard in the Leilani Estates subdivision, May 8, 2018. 

REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Lava cools in a resident's yard in the Leilani Estates subdivision, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Lava cools in a resident's yard in the Leilani Estates subdivision, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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Lava and downed power lines block a road in the Leilani Estates subdivision May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Lava and downed power lines block a road in the Leilani Estates subdivision May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Lava and downed power lines block a road in the Leilani Estates subdivision May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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A wreath sits on a lava flow in the Leilani Estates subdivision May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

A wreath sits on a lava flow in the Leilani Estates subdivision May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

A wreath sits on a lava flow in the Leilani Estates subdivision May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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Lieutenant Aaron Hew Lew, of the Hawaii National Guard, measures levels of toxic sulfur dioxide gas near a lava flow in the Leilani Estates subdivision May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Lieutenant Aaron Hew Lew, of the Hawaii National Guard, measures levels of toxic sulfur dioxide gas near a lava flow in the Leilani Estates subdivision May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Lieutenant Aaron Hew Lew, of the Hawaii National Guard, measures levels of toxic sulfur dioxide gas near a lava flow in the Leilani Estates subdivision May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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