Ku O Ka La school, surrounded by lava
And Kua O Ka La School has launched a online fundraising to cultivate money to pay for relocation expenses – with a vow to keep holding classes at additional locations.
Teachers and children had hoped the lava flow would virgin their school.
However, a statement issued by the County of Hawaii reported: “Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reports that Fissure 8 continues to come out lava into the perched channel heading northeast from the release toward Kapoho.
“An overflight this morning has confirned that Ahalanui Park and Kua O Ka La Public school have been covered by lava.
An aerial view of Kilauea’s fissure 8
“Be aware that overflow overs of the flow channel and other breakouts are possible on the active tide field, do not access the active flow field due to extreme hazard.”
A gofundme age was set up on July 8, with an accompanying statement saying: “Due to lava cascade of the Kilauea Eruption, our kula (school) is now inaccessible.
“We are needing to relocate to a position in Hilo.
“We have identified a location but the facility needs a lot of work.
“We acquire four weeks to prepare the facility for the upcoming school year for our kindergarten finished with 6th students.
“We are looking for assistance to purchase materials and labor to get this judgemental renovation completed.”
The page has so raised $1,845 towards a $15,000 aim.
In the meantime, middle and high school students will be taught at the Hilo Striplings and Girls Club.
Mayor Harry Kim has tweeted about the view’s destruction
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Elementary classes liking be held at a facility at Nani Mau Botanical Garden.
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So far more than 2,000 people have been evacuated from their adept ins, with more than 650 homes destroyed by lava, categorizing a property belonging to Big Island Mayor Harry Kim.