People play golf as an ash plume rises in the distance from the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island today.— Getty Images News (@GettyImagesNews) May 15, 2018
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Another photo of a golfer playing through, as Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano erupts in the background (📷 by @mario_tama for @GettyImages) pic.twitter.com/rYsMPWh46X— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) May 17, 2018
Only two years after Hawaiian Acres lots went on sale, a Honolulu Star-Bulletin article could report that at least 11 major subdivisions were underway — including a cluster of 2,231 one-acre lots titled “Leilani Estates,” sited directly on top of Kilauea’s East Rift Zone. The article was headlined, “Here’s Up-to-Date Report on Big Island Subdivisions,” but above the headline were five words in smaller type: “There’s Little Danger from Volcanoes.”And:
In the article, Leilani developer Kenneth W. Ing claimed that “volcanic risk” to his development was essentially less than one in a thousand.
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