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Kua O Ka La Public Charter School Prepares for Lava Cut off

October 29, 2014, 11:48 AM HST
* Updated October 29, 12:44 PM
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Kua O Ka La Public Charter School is making preparations for the possible impact of the June 27 Kilauea lava flow.

According to the school’s Education Director, Puanani Wilhelm, Kua o Ka La will be preparing a Hilo site for students living north of the flow.

The school will be closed on Monday, Nov. 3 and remain closed through Tuesday, Nov. 11.

Both the Puna and Hilo sites of the school will reopen on Wednesday, Nov. 12.

Information regarding which sites students should report to, as well as transportation details, was sent home to families with their children.

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More information can be provided by calling the school at 965-2193 or by e-mailing [email protected]

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Kua O Ka La is located at Pu’ala’a, Puna, next to Ahalanui warm pond. Pu’ala’a is an intact ancient Hawaiian village complete with historical sites, fishponds, and native habitat that affords an ideal outdoor learning environment for the schools project-based curriculum.

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