|Lava nears Hawaii home; officials close schools|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
HONOLULU — After slowly snaking through unoccupied land for weeks, a river of asphalt-black lava has entered a residential property on Hawaii’s Big Island.
The lava was within yards of a home in the rural community of Pahoa Village on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, officials say an elementary school in the molten stream’s projected path will be closed starting today.
Depending on which side of the flow students live on, they’ll either go to a newly built temporary facility or other area schools starting Nov. 7 and 10.
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