Many won't: FEMA payments generally won't cover second homes or vacation property or buildings erected without proper permits, and numerous properties in the path of the lava fall into those categories.
County Civil Defense Agency Administrator Talmadge Magno told reporters Monday that fewer workers are needed to staff a 24-hour operations center and officials are reducing checkpoints.
A river of molten rock is flowing toward community that was wiped out last week. "It's going to take a whole community effort".
Hawaiian Volcano Observatory geologist Janet Babb says there hasn't been a lot of change in recent days as lava from an erupting volcano keeps spewing from a crack in the ground.More news: Rose McGowan indicted on cocaine charge in Loudoun Co
Because tradewind conditions returned, vog was projected to carry to the south and west sides of the island, while plumes of noxious gas coming out of the ocean around the new Kapoho coastline were pushing those emissions south, farther out over the ocean.
A map of the Kilauea lower East Rift Zone lava flows and fissures as of 3:00 p.m. HST, June 11, 2018.
Last week, authorities allowed some Leilani Estates residents to return and about half of the subdivision's residents are now back full time, Magno said. The preliminary magnitude of the second event was 5.4.
"Just a few days ago Kapoho Bay was a attractive vacation destination, filled with vacation homes, lovely beaches and clear water", Forbes wrote last week.More news: Judge allows AT&T and Time Warner to merge
A National Weather Service radar unit has been helping provide data about the heights of the ash plumes and the direction of ash fall.
The USGS warns against trying to explore the risky ocean entry points because the potentially explosive meeting of lava and water can send debris flying.
The lava is also creating laze - lava haze - a deadly mix of hydrochloric acid fumes, steam and tiny specks of volcanic glass, created when lava hits the ocean.More news: Morgan backs England to learn from shocking loss against Scotland