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  • Steam and volcanic gases rise as lava flows into the Pacific Ocean southeast of Pahoa during ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii, May 20, 2018.
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  • Channelized lava emerges from the elongated fissure 16-20 from the eruption of the Kilauea volcano, May 19, 2018, in Pahoa, Hawaii.
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  • Lava erupts and flows from a Kilauea volcano fissure on Hawaii's Big Island on May 18, 2018, in Kapoho, Hawaii.
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  • Lava erupts from a Kilauea volcano fissure near a home on Hawaii's Big Island on May 18, 2018, in Kapoho, Hawaii.
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  • Journalists and soldiers of the Hawaii National Guard document road damage in Leilani Estates during ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii, May 18, 2018.
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  • Lava erupts and flows from a Kilauea volcano fissure on Hawaii's Big Island on May 18, 2018 in Kapoho, Hawaii.
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  • Volcanic activity from the Malama Ki and Leilani Estates neighborhoods glows in the distance from Hwy 137, May 17, 2018, near Pahoa, Hawaii.
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  • Lava erupts from a Kilauea volcano fissure, above treetops, on Hawaii's Big Island, May 17, 2018, in Kapoho, Hawaii. The U.S. Geological Survey said the volcano erupted explosively in the early morning hours today launching a plume about 30,000 feet into the sky.
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  • Ash plume rises following a massive volcano eruption on Kilauea volcano in Hawaii, on May 17, 2018.
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  • Lava illuminates volcanic gases from the Kilauea volcano at fissure 13 on Hawaii's Big Island, May 16, 2018, in Pahoa, Hawaii. The U.S. Geological Survey said a recent lowering of the lava lake at the volcano's Halemaumau crater 'has raised the potential for explosive eruptions' at the volcano.
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  • An aerial view shows smoke rising from the Pu'u 'O'o crater on Hawaii's Big Island, May 16, 2017, where the crater's floor collapsed about two weeks ago, covering just about the entire upper flow field with a layer of red ashes and leaving a bottomless pit with no visible lava (issued May 17, 2018). Magma that occupied large underground storage chambers likely headed down the east rift zone to an increasing number of fissure eruptions.
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  • People play golf as an ash plume rises in the distance from the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island, May 15, 2018, in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii.
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  • Lava shoots into the night sky from active fissures on the lower east rift of the Kilauea volcano, May 15, 2018, near Pahoa, Hawaii.
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  • An aerial view shows fissure 17 continuing to erupt, creating wide, a mile long flow of lava that now threatens homes, property, and two major thoroughfares in Pahoa, Hawaii, May 14, 2018.
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  • An aerial view shows a new fissure erupting near the Puna Geothermal Venture facility in Pahoa, Hawaii, May 14, 2018.
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  • Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision during ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii, May 13, 2018.
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  • National Guard troops patrol area along Leilani Ave. following volcanic devastation in Leilani Estates, Hawaii, on May 11, 2018, in Leilani Estates, Hawaii. Hawaii's Kilauea volcano is threatening to blow its top in coming days or weeks after sputtering lava for a week, forcing about 2,000 people to evacuate, destroying two dozen homes and threatening a geothermal plant. Experts fear Kilauea volcano on the Big Island could send ash and boulders the size of refrigerators miles into the air.
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  • Fumes from the lava flow near the Leilani Estates neighborhood have killed surrounding vegetation, May 13, 2018, Puna, Hawaii.
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  • 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.
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  • A handout photo made available by USGS shows a geologist measuring a temperature of 103 degrees C (218 degree F) at a crack along Nohea Street, Leilani Estates, Hawaii, May 9, 2018.
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  • An aerial view shows smoke and burned areas as eruptions continue overnight within the Leilani Estates subdivision, in Pahoa, Hawaii, May 9, 2018. Although activity has waned, geologists warn that it is not over. Fissures also continue to vent an extraordinary amount of toxic gases, creating hazardous breathing conditions in the immediate and downwind areas.
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  • Park visitors gather as volcanic gases rise from the Halemaumau crater within the Kilauea volcano summit caldera at the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on May 9, 2018 in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii. <br></br> The volcano has spewed lava and high levels of sulfur dioxide gas into communities, leading officials to order 1,700 to evacuate. Officials have confirmed 26 homes have now been destroyed by lava in Leilani Estates.
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  • Lieutenant Aaron Hew Lew, of the Hawaii National Guard, measures levels of toxic sulfur dioxide gas near a lava flow during ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii, May 8, 2018.
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  • U.S. Army National Guard First Lt. Aaron Hew Len takes measurements for sulfur dioxide gas at volcanic fissures in the aftermath of eruptions from the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island, May 8, 2018 in Pahoa, Hawaii.
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  • Lava cools in a resident's yard in the Leilani Estates subdivision during ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii, May 8, 2018.
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  • Lava creeps onto the pavement on Luana Street in the Leilani Estates subdivision in Pahoa, Hawaii, May 6, 2018. 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.
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  • Lava continues to overrun Hookupu Street, 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.
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  • In this handout photo provided by the U.S. Geological Survey, an opened fissure is seen in the forest south of Malama Street in Leilani Estates, May 7, 2018, in Puna, Hawaii. Kilauea volcano has spewed lava and high levels of sulfur dioxide gas into communities, leading officials to order 1,700 to evacuate.
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  • Lava is seen spewing from a fissure in the Leilani Estates subdivision on Hawaii's Big Island, May 4, 2018, where up to 10,000 people were 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.
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  • The lava lake at the summit of the Kilauea volcano near Pahoa, Hawaii, May 6, 2018.
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  • Volcanic lava flows down Kilauea's east rift zone as a robust fissure eruption in Leilani Estates sends a massive flow into the subdivision, near Pahoa, Hawaii, May 6, 2018.
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  • Hot lava spews more than 100 feet into the air near Pahoa, Hawaii, May 6, 2018.
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  • Residents jam a street after being allowed to briefly return home to check on belongings and pets in an evacuation zone near volcanic activity on Hawaii's Big Island on May 6, 2018, in Pahoa, Hawaii.
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  • Maurice Messina from the Parks and Recreation Department receives supplies donated to evacuees by local residents at Pahoa Community Center in Pahoa, Hawaii, May 5, 2018.
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  • Molten flows into the Leilani Estate subdivision, near Pahoa, Hawaii, May 6, 2018. <br> <br> A local state of emergency was declared after Mount Kilauea erupted near residential areas, forcing mandatory evacuations.
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  • Lava flows from Fissure 7 in Pahoa, Hawaii, May 5, 2018. <br> <br> At the peak of its activity, large bubble bursts occurred in the fissure while spattering was present in other areas.
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  • Lava from volcanic fissure overtakes structures and trees in the Leilani Estates neighborhood in the aftermath of eruptions from the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island on May 6, 2018 in Pahoa, Hawaii.
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  • Lava from a fissure slowly advances to the northeast on Hookapu Street in Leilani Estates, Hawaii, May 5, 2018.
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