Hawaii lava destroys 71 homes

  • According to authorities, 71 homes have been destroyed by a lava that is flowing from fissures spawned by the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii. Talmadge Magno, the Civil Defense Administrator, said that in the past two days, 20 homes have been destroyed. He further stated that the lava has crossed a highway that is located close to a geothermal energy conversion plant. Meanwhile, both the road, as well as the plant have been closed.