When Kilauea’s Lava Decimated Hawaii, This Is How It Impacted The Island’s Biggest Freshwater Lake

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It was 10:00 a.m. on June 2, 2018. Reports were coming in that the lava flowing from Hawaii’s latest major volcanic eruption had reached the shore of Green Lake. Green Lake had itself been formed some 400 years previously by volcanic activity. But what impact would this latest eruption have on the lake? Only time would tell.