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Ash, Vog Experts Available at Pāhala Community Meeting

May 29, 2018, 7:06 AM HST
* Updated May 29, 7:07 AM
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News media and the public are invited to an in-person Pāhala-area community meeting in the Multi-Purpose Room at Ka‘ū High School on Wednesday, May 30, at 5:30 p.m., when experts will be available to answer questions and discuss the science and health impacts of volcanic ash and vog as they relate to the Kīlauea eruption.


Questions will be answered by representatives from ​the: ​

  • U.S. Geological Survey Hawaiian Volcano Observatory
  • Hawai‘i County Civil Defense Agency
  • Hawai‘i State Department of Health – Hazard Evaluation and Emergency Response Office and Clean Air Branch
  • Ka‘ū Hospital
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • a lung health specialist

The meeting will be geared toward residents and individuals who work in the affected area.

Ka‘ū High School is located at 96-3150 Pikake St. in Pāhala.


Free masks will be available.

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