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Lava Flow Update for Monday, Sept. 1

September 1, 2014, 10:21 AM HST
* Updated September 2, 1:54 PM
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Lava continued northeast Sunday through the Wao Kele o Puna Forest Reserve.

According to an article in the Hawaii Tribune-Herald, the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reported the lava was last recorded about 1.2 miles from a rural neighborhood on the reserve’s eastern boundary.

The observatory reports the lava flow has exited a ground crack and is creating brush fires as it continues through the forest.

Keep checking www.bigislandnow.com for more updates.

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