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‘Very high probability’ Mauna Loa lava will reach key Hawaii Island highway, USGS says

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Daniel K. Inouye Highway is the main highway between Hilo and Kona. The state has a plan to close a portion of the highway if lava approaches. Gov. David Ige says diverting the flow would likely be impossible. The Mauna Loa eruption started late Sunday after months of elevated earthquake activity.
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