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Inverted Hawaiian Flag Placed Atop Fissure 8

December 5, 2018, 10:37 PM HST
* Updated December 6, 7:53 AM
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An upside down Hawaiian flag has been placed on the top of Fissure 8.

An upside down flag has been placed on Fissure 8, 12.5.18. Click to enlarge. PC: Hawai‘i Aerial Visions

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.

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