Inverted Hawaiian Flag Placed Atop Fissure 8December 5, 2018, 10:37 PM HST (Updated December 6, 2018, 7:53 AM)
An upside down Hawaiian flag has been placed on the top of Fissure 8.
Flying the flag in an inverted position normally symbolizes a “nation in distress” and a sign of protest of the American government.
VC: Hawai‘i Aerial Visions LLC, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018.
Note that Hawai‘i County maintains a closure of the entire flow field and the vents and prohibits access to the area unless authorized through Hawai‘i County Civil Defense.