Kilauea volcano erupts on Hawaii's Big Island

White plumes of acid and extremely fine shards of glass billowed into the sky over Hawaii as molten rock from Kilauea volcano poured into the ocean, creating yet another hazard from an eruption that began more than two weeks ago. Authorities on Sunday warned the public to stay away from the toxic steam cloud, which is formed by a chemical reaction when lava touches seawater.

Further upslope, lava continued to gush out of large cracks in the ground that formed in residential neighborhoods in a rural part of the Big Island. The molten rock formed rivers that bisected forests and farms as it meandered toward the coast. The rate of sulfur dioxide gas shooting from the ground fissures tripled, leading Hawaii County to repeat warnings about air quality. At the volcano’s summit, two explosive eruptions unleashed clouds of ash. Winds carried much of the ash toward the southwest. (AP)

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<p>Joe Kekedi watches as lava enters the ocean, generating plumes of steam near Pahoa, Hawaii, May 20, 2018. Kilauea volcano that is oozing, spewing and exploding on Hawaii’s Big Island has gotten more hazardous in recent days, with rivers of molten rock pouring into the ocean Sunday and flying lava causing the first major injury. (Photo: Jae C. Hong/AP) </p>
Kilauea volcano erupts on Hawaii’s Big Island

Joe Kekedi watches as lava enters the ocean, generating plumes of steam near Pahoa, Hawaii, May 20, 2018. Kilauea volcano that is oozing, spewing and exploding on Hawaii’s Big Island has gotten more hazardous in recent days, with rivers of molten rock pouring into the ocean Sunday and flying lava causing the first major injury. (Photo: Jae C. Hong/AP)

<p>Lava erupts from a fissure in Kapoho, Hawaii Monday, May 21, 2018. (Photo: Jae C. Hong/AP) </p>
Kilauea volcano erupts on Hawaii’s Big Island

Lava erupts from a fissure in Kapoho, Hawaii Monday, May 21, 2018. (Photo: Jae C. Hong/AP)

<p>Members of the media record a wall of lava entering the ocean near Pahoa, Hawaii, Sunday, May 20, 2018. (Photo: Jae C. Hong/AP) </p>
Kilauea volcano erupts on Hawaii’s Big Island

Members of the media record a wall of lava entering the ocean near Pahoa, Hawaii, Sunday, May 20, 2018. (Photo: Jae C. Hong/AP)

<p>Steam rises as lava flows into the ocean near Pahoa, Hawaii, May 20, 2018. (Photo: Jae C. Hong/AP) </p>
Kilauea volcano erupts on Hawaii’s Big Island

Steam rises as lava flows into the ocean near Pahoa, Hawaii, May 20, 2018. (Photo: Jae C. Hong/AP)

<p>A steam plume rises from lava entering the Pacific Ocean, after flowing to the water from a Kilauea volcano fissure, on Hawaii’s Big Island on May 20, 2018 in Pahoa, Hawaii. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images) </p>
Kilauea volcano erupts on Hawaii’s Big Island

A steam plume rises from lava entering the Pacific Ocean, after flowing to the water from a Kilauea volcano fissure, on Hawaii’s Big Island on May 20, 2018 in Pahoa, Hawaii. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

<p>In this Sunday, May 20, 2018, aerial photo provided by the U.S. Geological Survey, lava from the eastern channel of the Fissure 20 complex flows into a crack in the ground in Pahoa, Hawaii. (Photo: U.S. Geological Survey via AP) </p>
Kilauea volcano erupts on Hawaii’s Big Island

In this Sunday, May 20, 2018, aerial photo provided by the U.S. Geological Survey, lava from the eastern channel of the Fissure 20 complex flows into a crack in the ground in Pahoa, Hawaii. (Photo: U.S. Geological Survey via AP)

<p>Pahoa resident Stefani Hinkle watches lava erupt inside Leilani Estates near Pahoa, Hawaii. As lava flows have grown more vigorous in recent days, there’s concern more homes may burn and more evacuations may be ordered, May 19, 2018. (Photo: Jamm Aquino/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP) </p>
Kilauea volcano erupts on Hawaii’s Big Island

Pahoa resident Stefani Hinkle watches lava erupt inside Leilani Estates near Pahoa, Hawaii. As lava flows have grown more vigorous in recent days, there’s concern more homes may burn and more evacuations may be ordered, May 19, 2018. (Photo: Jamm Aquino/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP)

<p>In this Saturday, May 19, 2018, photo released by the U.S. Geological Survey, lava flows from fissures near Pahoa, Hawaii. (Photo: U.S. Geological Survey via AP) </p>
Kilauea volcano erupts on Hawaii’s Big Island

In this Saturday, May 19, 2018, photo released by the U.S. Geological Survey, lava flows from fissures near Pahoa, Hawaii. (Photo: U.S. Geological Survey via AP)

<p>Lava erupts and flows from a Kilauea volcano fissure on Hawaii’s Big Island on May 18, 2018 in Kapoho, Hawaii. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images) </p>
Kilauea volcano erupts on Hawaii’s Big Island

Lava erupts and flows from a Kilauea volcano fissure on Hawaii’s Big Island on May 18, 2018 in Kapoho, Hawaii. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

<p>Lava erupts inside Leilani Estates near Pahoa, Hawaii on May 19, 2018. As lava flows have grown more vigorous in recent days, there’s concern more homes may burn and more evacuations may be ordered. (Photo: Jamm Aquino/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP) </p>
Kilauea volcano erupts on Hawaii’s Big Island

Lava erupts inside Leilani Estates near Pahoa, Hawaii on May 19, 2018. As lava flows have grown more vigorous in recent days, there’s concern more homes may burn and more evacuations may be ordered. (Photo: Jamm Aquino/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP)

<p>Lava from a Kilauea volcano fissure erupts at dawn on Hawaii’s Big Island on May 20, 2018 in Kapoho, Hawaii. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images) </p>
Kilauea volcano erupts on Hawaii’s Big Island

Lava from a Kilauea volcano fissure erupts at dawn on Hawaii’s Big Island on May 20, 2018 in Kapoho, Hawaii. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

<p>A vehicle moves along the road as lava erupts from a fissure near Pahoa, Hawaii May 19, 2018. (Photo: Jae C. Hong/AP) </p>
Kilauea volcano erupts on Hawaii’s Big Island

A vehicle moves along the road as lava erupts from a fissure near Pahoa, Hawaii May 19, 2018. (Photo: Jae C. Hong/AP)

<p>Lava from a Kilauea volcano fissure flows on Hawaii’s Big Island on May 19, 2018 in Kapoho, Hawaii. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images) </p>
Kilauea volcano erupts on Hawaii’s Big Island

Lava from a Kilauea volcano fissure flows on Hawaii’s Big Island on May 19, 2018 in Kapoho, Hawaii. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

<p>A slow camera shutter speed catches the lights of cars passing spectators sitting in a car off the side of Hwy 137 to watch the volcanic activity from the Malama Ki and Lelani Estates neighborhoods, Thursday, May 17, 2018, near Pahoa, HI. (Photo: Marco Garcia/AP) </p>
Kilauea volcano erupts on Hawaii’s Big Island

A slow camera shutter speed catches the lights of cars passing spectators sitting in a car off the side of Hwy 137 to watch the volcanic activity from the Malama Ki and Lelani Estates neighborhoods, Thursday, May 17, 2018, near Pahoa, HI. (Photo: Marco Garcia/AP)

<p>A geologist inspects cracks on a road in Leilani Estates, following eruption of Kilauea volcano, Hawaii, May 17, 2018. (Photo: United States Geological Survey/Handout via Reuters) </p>
Kilauea volcano erupts on Hawaii’s Big Island

A geologist inspects cracks on a road in Leilani Estates, following eruption of Kilauea volcano, Hawaii, May 17, 2018. (Photo: United States Geological Survey/Handout via Reuters)

<p>This Wednesday, May 16, 2018, image provided by the U.S. Geological Survey shows sulfur dioxide plumes rising from fissures along the rift and accumulating in the cloud deck, viewed from the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory overflight in the morning at 8:25 a.m., HST near Pahoa, Hawaii. Plumes range from 1 to 2 kilometers (3,000 to 6,000 feet) above the ground. Officials say some vents formed by Kilauea volcano are releasing such high levels of sulfur dioxide that the gas poses an immediate danger to anyone nearby. (Photo: U.S. Geological Survey via AP) </p>
Kilauea volcano erupts on Hawaii’s Big Island

This Wednesday, May 16, 2018, image provided by the U.S. Geological Survey shows sulfur dioxide plumes rising from fissures along the rift and accumulating in the cloud deck, viewed from the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory overflight in the morning at 8:25 a.m., HST near Pahoa, Hawaii. Plumes range from 1 to 2 kilometers (3,000 to 6,000 feet) above the ground. Officials say some vents formed by Kilauea volcano are releasing such high levels of sulfur dioxide that the gas poses an immediate danger to anyone nearby. (Photo: U.S. Geological Survey via AP)

<p>Photographers work as lava from active fissures illuminates volcanic gases from the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island on May 15, 2018 in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images) </p>
Kilauea volcano erupts on Hawaii’s Big Island

Photographers work as lava from active fissures illuminates volcanic gases from the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island on May 15, 2018 in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

<p>People play golf as an ash plume rises in the distance from the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island on May 15, 2018 in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images) </p>
Kilauea volcano erupts on Hawaii’s Big Island

People play golf as an ash plume rises in the distance from the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island on May 15, 2018 in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

<p>Lava and smoke explodes from Fissure 17 at Leilani Estates in the aftermath of eruptions from the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island, on May 13, 2018 in Pahoa, Hawaii. (Photo: Andrew Richard Hara/Ena Media Hawaii/Getty Images) </p>
Kilauea volcano erupts on Hawaii’s Big Island

Lava and smoke explodes from Fissure 17 at Leilani Estates in the aftermath of eruptions from the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island, on May 13, 2018 in Pahoa, Hawaii. (Photo: Andrew Richard Hara/Ena Media Hawaii/Getty Images)

<p>A woman hold her dog Tzippy at a golf course as an ash plume rises in the distance from the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island on May 15, 2018 in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images) </p>
Kilauea volcano erupts on Hawaii’s Big Island

A woman hold her dog Tzippy at a golf course as an ash plume rises in the distance from the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island on May 15, 2018 in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

<p>A lava fissure erupts in the aftermath of eruptions from the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island, on May 12, 2018 in Pahoa, Hawaii. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images) </p>
Kilauea volcano erupts on Hawaii’s Big Island

A lava fissure erupts in the aftermath of eruptions from the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island, on May 12, 2018 in Pahoa, Hawaii. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

<p>Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision during ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii, on May 13, 2018. (Photo: Terray Sylvester/Reuters) </p>
Kilauea volcano erupts on Hawaii’s Big Island

Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision during ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii, on May 13, 2018. (Photo: Terray Sylvester/Reuters)

<p>Smoke and lava erupt from a fissure near a home on the outskirts of Pahoa during ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii, May 14, 2018. (Photo: Terray Sylvester/Reuters) </p>
Kilauea volcano erupts on Hawaii’s Big Island

Smoke and lava erupt from a fissure near a home on the outskirts of Pahoa during ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii, May 14, 2018. (Photo: Terray Sylvester/Reuters)

<p>Lava flows at a lava fissure in the aftermath of eruptions from the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island, on May 12, 2018 in Pahoa, Hawaii. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images) </p>
Kilauea volcano erupts on Hawaii’s Big Island

Lava flows at a lava fissure in the aftermath of eruptions from the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island, on May 12, 2018 in Pahoa, Hawaii. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

<p>Smoke and volcanic gases rise as lava (L) cools in the Leilani Estates neighborhood, in the aftermath of eruptions and lava flows from the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island, on May 11, 2018 in Pahoa, Hawaii. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images) </p>
Kilauea volcano erupts on Hawaii’s Big Island

Smoke and volcanic gases rise as lava (L) cools in the Leilani Estates neighborhood, in the aftermath of eruptions and lava flows from the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island, on May 11, 2018 in Pahoa, Hawaii. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

<p>Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision during ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii, on May 12, 2018. (Photo: Terray Sylvester/Reuters) </p>
Kilauea volcano erupts on Hawaii’s Big Island

Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision during ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii, on May 12, 2018. (Photo: Terray Sylvester/Reuters)

<p>The latest Kilauea volcano activity illuminates the sky and is reflected off a vehicle (Bottom) on Hawaii’s Big Island on May 14, 2018 in Pahoa, Hawaii. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images) </p>
Kilauea volcano erupts on Hawaii’s Big Island

The latest Kilauea volcano activity illuminates the sky and is reflected off a vehicle (Bottom) on Hawaii’s Big Island on May 14, 2018 in Pahoa, Hawaii. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

<p>In this May 13, 2018 photo released by the U.S. Geological Survey, gases rise from a fissure near Pahoa, Hawaii. The new fissure in Hawaii’s Puna District sent gases and lava exploding into the air, spurring officials to call for more evacuations as residents waited for a possible major eruption at Kilauea volcano’s summit. (Photo: U.S. Geological Survey/AP) </p>
Kilauea volcano erupts on Hawaii’s Big Island

In this May 13, 2018 photo released by the U.S. Geological Survey, gases rise from a fissure near Pahoa, Hawaii. The new fissure in Hawaii’s Puna District sent gases and lava exploding into the air, spurring officials to call for more evacuations as residents waited for a possible major eruption at Kilauea volcano’s summit. (Photo: U.S. Geological Survey/AP)

<p>A column of volcanic smoke rises from the Shinmoedake volcano in Yusui town, Kagoshima prefecture, southern Japan, May 14, 2018. The volcano seen in a James Bond film has erupted, shooting up grey smoke and ash thousands of meters (feet) into the sky. (Photo: Tatsuya Suga/Kyodo News/AP) </p>
Kilauea volcano erupts on Hawaii’s Big Island

A column of volcanic smoke rises from the Shinmoedake volcano in Yusui town, Kagoshima prefecture, southern Japan, May 14, 2018. The volcano seen in a James Bond film has erupted, shooting up grey smoke and ash thousands of meters (feet) into the sky. (Photo: Tatsuya Suga/Kyodo News/AP)

<p>A police office blocks a road near lava fissure 17 after it erupted on May 13 2018 near Pahoa, Hawaii. The new fissure emitting steam and lava spatter spurred Hawaii officials to call for more evacuations on Sunday as residents braced for an expected eruption from the Kilauea volcano. (Photo: Caleb Jones/AP) </p>
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A police office blocks a road near lava fissure 17 after it erupted on May 13 2018 near Pahoa, Hawaii. The new fissure emitting steam and lava spatter spurred Hawaii officials to call for more evacuations on Sunday as residents braced for an expected eruption from the Kilauea volcano. (Photo: Caleb Jones/AP)

<p>Visitors watch as steam and gas rise from Kilauea’s summit crater in Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii, Wednesday, May 9, 2018. (Photo: Jae C. Hong/AP) </p>
Kilauea volcano erupts on Hawaii’s Big Island

Visitors watch as steam and gas rise from Kilauea’s summit crater in Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii, Wednesday, May 9, 2018. (Photo: Jae C. Hong/AP)

<p>Stars shine above as a plume rises from the Halemaumau crater, illuminated by glow from the crater’s lava lake, within the Kilauea volcano summit at the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on May 9, 2018 in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images) </p>
Kilauea volcano erupts on Hawaii’s Big Island

Stars shine above as a plume rises from the Halemaumau crater, illuminated by glow from the crater’s lava lake, within the Kilauea volcano summit at the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on May 9, 2018 in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

<p>Lava from a robust fissure eruption on Kilauea’s east rift zone consumes a home, then threatens another, near Pahoa, Hawaii, May 6, 2018. (Photo: Bruce Omori/Paradise Helicopters/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock) </p>
Kilauea volcano erupts on Hawaii’s Big Island

Lava from a robust fissure eruption on Kilauea’s east rift zone consumes a home, then threatens another, near Pahoa, Hawaii, May 6, 2018. (Photo: Bruce Omori/Paradise Helicopters/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock)

<p>A structure is seen atop the 1990 lava flow from Kilauea, one of the world’s most active volcanoes, Sunday, May 6, 2018, in Kalapana, Hawaii. (Photo: Marco Garcia/AP) </p>
Kilauea volcano erupts on Hawaii’s Big Island

A structure is seen atop the 1990 lava flow from Kilauea, one of the world’s most active volcanoes, Sunday, May 6, 2018, in Kalapana, Hawaii. (Photo: Marco Garcia/AP)

<p>In this Sunday, May 6, 2018, photo, traffic is seen along Highway 132 as Leilani Estates residents wait to return to their homes to gather vital belongings and animals in Pahoa, Hawaii. (Photo: Jamm Aquino/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP) </p>
Kilauea volcano erupts on Hawaii’s Big Island

In this Sunday, May 6, 2018, photo, traffic is seen along Highway 132 as Leilani Estates residents wait to return to their homes to gather vital belongings and animals in Pahoa, Hawaii. (Photo: Jamm Aquino/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP)

<p>This May 6, 2018 photo shows the lava lake at the summit of Kilauea near Pahoa, Hawaii. Hawaii’s erupting Kilauea volcano has destroyed homes and forced the evacuations of more than a thousand people. (Photo: U.S. Geological Survey via AP) </p>
Kilauea volcano erupts on Hawaii’s Big Island

This May 6, 2018 photo shows the lava lake at the summit of Kilauea near Pahoa, Hawaii. Hawaii’s erupting Kilauea volcano has destroyed homes and forced the evacuations of more than a thousand people. (Photo: U.S. Geological Survey via AP)

<p>Residents evacuate as lava continues to overrun Hookupu Street, Monday, May 7, 2018, in Pahoa, Hawaii. Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano has destroyed homes and spewed lava hundreds of feet into the air, leaving evacuated residents unsure how long they might be displaced. (Photo: Jamm Aquino/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP) </p>
Kilauea volcano erupts on Hawaii’s Big Island

Residents evacuate as lava continues to overrun Hookupu Street, Monday, May 7, 2018, in Pahoa, Hawaii. Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano has destroyed homes and spewed lava hundreds of feet into the air, leaving evacuated residents unsure how long they might be displaced. (Photo: Jamm Aquino/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP)

<p>Lava from volcanic fissures slowly flows and overtakes structures and trees in the Leilani Estates neighborhood in the aftermath of eruptions from the the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island on May 6, 2018 in Pahoa, Hawaii. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images) </p>
Kilauea volcano erupts on Hawaii’s Big Island

Lava from volcanic fissures slowly flows and overtakes structures and trees in the Leilani Estates neighborhood in the aftermath of eruptions from the the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island on May 6, 2018 in Pahoa, Hawaii. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

<p>In this Saturday, May 5, 2018, photo provided by the U.S. Geological Survey, lava from Fissure 7 slowly advances to the northeast on Hookapu Street in the Leilani Estates subdivision in Pahoa, Hawaii. (Photo: U.S. Geological Survey via AP) </p>
Kilauea volcano erupts on Hawaii’s Big Island

In this Saturday, May 5, 2018, photo provided by the U.S. Geological Survey, lava from Fissure 7 slowly advances to the northeast on Hookapu Street in the Leilani Estates subdivision in Pahoa, Hawaii. (Photo: U.S. Geological Survey via AP)

<p>Lava from the Kilauea volcano moves across the road in the Leilani Estates in Pahoa, Hawaii, Saturday, May 5, 2018. Hundreds of anxious residents on the Big Island of Hawaii hunkered down Saturday for what could be weeks or months of upheaval as the dangers from an erupting Kilauea volcano continued to grow. (Photo: Marco Garcia/AP) </p>
Kilauea volcano erupts on Hawaii’s Big Island

Lava from the Kilauea volcano moves across the road in the Leilani Estates in Pahoa, Hawaii, Saturday, May 5, 2018. Hundreds of anxious residents on the Big Island of Hawaii hunkered down Saturday for what could be weeks or months of upheaval as the dangers from an erupting Kilauea volcano continued to grow. (Photo: Marco Garcia/AP)

<p>Residents from the lava affected areas of the Big Island hold a prayer before the start of a community meeting with local authorities at Pahoa High School, Friday, May 4, 2018, in Pahoa, Hawaii. (Photo: Marco Garcia/AP) </p>
Kilauea volcano erupts on Hawaii’s Big Island

Residents from the lava affected areas of the Big Island hold a prayer before the start of a community meeting with local authorities at Pahoa High School, Friday, May 4, 2018, in Pahoa, Hawaii. (Photo: Marco Garcia/AP)

<p>A column of robust, reddish-brown ash plume occurred after a magnitude 6.9 South Flank of KÄ«lauea earthquake shook the Big Island of Hawaii, May 4, 2018. (Photo: U.S. Geological Survey via AP) </p>
Kilauea volcano erupts on Hawaii’s Big Island

A column of robust, reddish-brown ash plume occurred after a magnitude 6.9 South Flank of KÄ«lauea earthquake shook the Big Island of Hawaii, May 4, 2018. (Photo: U.S. Geological Survey via AP)

<p>Steam rises from a fissure on a road in Leilani Estates subdivision on Hawaii’s Big Island on May 4, 2018. Up to 10,000 people have been asked to leave their homes on Hawaii’s Big Island following the eruption of the Kilauea volcano that came after a series of recent earthquakes. (Photo: Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images) </p>
Kilauea volcano erupts on Hawaii’s Big Island

Steam rises from a fissure on a road in Leilani Estates subdivision on Hawaii’s Big Island on May 4, 2018. Up to 10,000 people have been asked to leave their homes on Hawaii’s Big Island following the eruption of the Kilauea volcano that came after a series of recent earthquakes. (Photo: Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)

<p>People take photos of lava as steam rises from a fissure in Leilani Estates subdivision on Hawaii’s Big Island on May 4, 2018. (Photo: Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images) </p>
Kilauea volcano erupts on Hawaii’s Big Island

People take photos of lava as steam rises from a fissure in Leilani Estates subdivision on Hawaii’s Big Island on May 4, 2018. (Photo: Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)

<p>A man watches as lava is seen coming from a fissure in Leilani Estates subdivision on Hawaii’s Big Island on May 4, 2018. (Photo: Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images) </p>
Kilauea volcano erupts on Hawaii’s Big Island

A man watches as lava is seen coming from a fissure in Leilani Estates subdivision on Hawaii’s Big Island on May 4, 2018. (Photo: Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)

<p>A plume of ash rises from the Puu Oo crater on Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano, Thursday, May 3, 2018 in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano erupted Thursday, sending lava shooting into the air in a residential neighborhood and prompting mandatory evacuation orders for nearby homes. Hawaii County said steam and lava poured out of a crack in Leilani Estates, which is near the town of Pahoa on the Big Island. (Photo: U.S. Geolgogical Survey via AP) </p>
Kilauea volcano erupts on Hawaii’s Big Island

A plume of ash rises from the Puu Oo crater on Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano, Thursday, May 3, 2018 in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano erupted Thursday, sending lava shooting into the air in a residential neighborhood and prompting mandatory evacuation orders for nearby homes. Hawaii County said steam and lava poured out of a crack in Leilani Estates, which is near the town of Pahoa on the Big Island. (Photo: U.S. Geolgogical Survey via AP)

<p>An aerial view taken during a Paradise Helicopters flight over the area shows smoke rising from the Pu’u ‘O’o crater on the Hawaii island, May 2, 2018. The crater’s floor collapsed on May 1 and is since then continuing to erode its walls and generating huge explosions of ashes. Scientists of the US Geological Survey (USGS) said that magma is moving underground via the Mount Kilauea volcano’s east rift zone and may erupt at any time. Residents are concerned, as many homes have been built since the last activity in the area occurred in 1955 and 1960. (Photo: Bruce Omori/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock) </p>
Kilauea volcano erupts on Hawaii’s Big Island

An aerial view taken during a Paradise Helicopters flight over the area shows smoke rising from the Pu’u ‘O’o crater on the Hawaii island, May 2, 2018. The crater’s floor collapsed on May 1 and is since then continuing to erode its walls and generating huge explosions of ashes. Scientists of the US Geological Survey (USGS) said that magma is moving underground via the Mount Kilauea volcano’s east rift zone and may erupt at any time. Residents are concerned, as many homes have been built since the last activity in the area occurred in 1955 and 1960. (Photo: Bruce Omori/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock)

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