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The Nation : Lava Destroys Two More Hawaii Homes

September 28, 1987

A slow-moving lava flow from Kilauea Volcano destroyed two more homes in the Royal Gardens subdivision near Kalapana, Hawaii, authorities said, bringing to four the number of homes ruined since the flow moved into the sparsely populated rural subdivision last week. Heat radiating from the fiery flow set the houses on fire before the molten rock consumed the wreckage, the Hawaii County Fire Department report1701064224the area. A total of 52 homes have been destroyed in the Kalapana area since Kilauea's current eruption began Jan. 3, 1983.

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