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<br />CIVIL DEFENSE AGENCY Date: May 7, 2018 <br />MEDIA UPDATE Time: 6:00 PM <br /> Radio Frequency: Every 1 hour <br /> Update: 4 <br /> <br />Incident: East Rift Zone Eruption in Leilani Subdivision <br /> <br />This is a Civil Defense Message for Monday, May 7, 2018 at 6:00 PM. <br /> <br />Hawaiian Volcano Observatory confirms volcanic activity has subsided at all 12 fissures, <br />but hazardous fumes continues. Since the onset of this eruption, a total of 12 fissures <br />have emerged, and 35 structures have been destroyed. <br /> <br />Due to the eruption, the following are issued: <br /> <br /> Conditions permitting, Leilani Estates residents will be allowed to check on <br />their property from 7 AM to 6 PM each day until further notice. Follow the <br />instructions of the authorities on scene. Be prepared to evacuate at a <br />moment’s notice. <br /> Civil Defense has established a community information center at Sacred <br />Hearts Church in Pāhoa, Monday to Friday from 9 AM to 3 PM. <br /> Entry placard registration for residents wishing to retrieve personal items will <br />be issued throughout the week at the community information center. <br /> Hawai‘i Electric Light reminds residents to treat all downed lines as live. <br />Under no circumstances are you to approach or touch downed lines. <br /> The Department of Water Supply personnel confirm water repairs on Pohoiki <br />Road are completed. The water line is currently being recharged. <br /> A water truck for public use is located near the Vacationland mailboxes. <br /> No access is allowed at this time for residents of Lanipuna Gardens due to <br />dangerous volcanic gases. <br /> Department of Education announced Pāhoa High, Intermediate and <br />Elementary schools and Ke Ana La’ahana will be open tomorrow. Kua O Ka <br />Lā, Hawai‘i Academy of Arts and Sciences, Nāwahīokalani‘ōpu’u are closed <br />tomorrow. <br /> United States Postal Service announced that evacuated residents can pick up <br />their mail at the Pahoa Post Office. <br /> Please, the residents of Leilani need our help. This is not the time for <br />sightseeing. You can help tremendously by staying out of the area. <br /> The Hawai‘i County Police Department and the Prosecutor’s Office have <br />established a policy of zero tolerance towards looting or vandalism. Under <br />Emergency Provisions, any looting or vandalism will be treated as a felony. <br /> <br />