Hawaii volcano lava destroys hundreds of homes in new subdivisions

Giant acidic steam clouds rise from ocean after lava spill in Hawaii (VIDEO)

Four weeks have passed since the first eruption rocked Hawaii's Big Island and lava continues oozing from volcanic fissures, burning homes to the ground and turning into rivers of molten rock.

County Managing Director Wil Okabe said his own vacation home in Kapoho Beach Lots was also threatened.

Hundreds of oceanfront homes have been destroyed by lava flow from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano, officials said Tuesday.

Lava fountaining at Fissure 8 continued to reach heights of 150-180 feet today, "feeding a stable channel to the east to the ocean entry in the Kapoho Bay area", the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory said today.

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That latest toll of property losses from Kilauea's ongoing upheaval, which entered its 35th day on Wednesday, far surpasses the 215 structures destroyed by lava during all 35 years of the volcano's last eruption cycle, which began in 1983.

410 people are staying at county shelters. "Nothing stops it and the direction it goes", Magno said of the lava flow. Most of those homes are believed to have been lost.

About three dozen of those structures, mostly private homes and vacation rentals, were lost during the weekend in Kapoho.

"Destruction from the flow is just off the scale", said Ikaika Marzo, 34, a tour operator on the Big Island who has gained a large following on social media by meticulously documenting Kilauea's eruption. This doesn't mean all homes were affected, but authorities will have to count and match the areas with property maps.

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"He was very depressed", Okabe said of how Kim, the mayor, felt about losing his vacation home.

Thousands have been evacuated from the area, but officials fear that up to a dozen residents who made a decision to stay could be dead.

A magnitude 5.6 natural disaster struck the summit of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano summit, sending a plume of ash and rock about 10,000 feet (3,048 meters) into the sky Wednesday.

They anxious their house would be spared by the lava but rendered inaccessible, leaving them stuck with the mortgage for an abandoned home and a fire insurance policy that was of no value, she told Reuters.

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