The ongoing eruptions have severely impacted Hawaii's tourism-driven economy, and have forced over 2,000 people to evacuate their homes.
Clinton says it was "incredibly powerful and hot" and he went into shock. "That was just incredibly powerful and hot".
Clinton's ex wrapped his wound in a sheet and helped him down to her truck, which they used to drive into Pahoa. I knew I had to get out of there.
Clinton was the first to suffer a major injury because of the eruption. "Snapped my leg in half to where my ankle and foot and my leg were a hinge".
Lava spatters "can weigh as much as a refrigerator, and even small pieces of spatter can kill", the spokeswoman told Reuters.
Authorities also said that emissions of sulfur dioxide gas, harmful if inhaled, remained at high levels from newly opened lava-spewing fissures in the ground running through populated areas on the eastern flank of the volcano.
Lava has already destroyed almost 50 buildings including dozens of homes.
Gov. David Ige said Tuesday that authorities are monitoring the flow of lava and the threat to the plant. It was the projectiles from the lava fountains they had to watch for, and they had learned to judge their arc as they sailed through the air, pushed by the wind.
Hours later, he would be in the back of a truck, on his way to meet medics in agonizing pain. I thought it was - I just wanted to live.
Scientists, however, say the conditions on Kilauea make it a good site for harnessing the earth for renewable energy.
"It was incredible. It was an event of a lifetime".
Here's something else you may not have known - this is actually NOT a new eruption. "It was all happening at one time".
Leilani Estates, a neighborhood on the Big Island, is overwhelmed by a river of molten misery.
The fissure complex remains active in Kilauea Volcano's lower East Rift Zone, Hawaii, May 22, 2018.This is a developing story.
White plumes of acid and extremely fine shards of glass billowed into the sky over Hawaii as molten rock from Kilauea volcano continue to pour into the ocean. Laze plumes travel with the wind and can shift directions without warning, the county civil defense agency said.