All eyes have been on the slow-moving but unstoppable force that is the Hawaiian lava flow heading straight into the town of Pahoa, HI. The Kilauea lava flow has actually been going on since 1983, but a recent diversion in the flow has sent it streaming toward Pahoa. The town has been evacuated for some months now, so no one is in any danger. But, there’s no way to stop a lava flow, and it might end up swallowing the whole town.
Here is how far the flow has come to date:
That bright red part of the flow near the transfer station? Yep, the lava is heading straight for it. Check out some recent video: