3 airlifted from area cut off by lava from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano

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Three people trapped by lava from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano were airlifted to safety Sunday. Nearly a dozen people were reported to have been cut off by “vigorous eruptions,” authorities said. Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency officials had gone through threatened neighborhoods earlier over the weekend warning people that they had to leave immediately or risk being stranded, but some chose to stay. The U.S. Geological Survey said lava had covered a total of 5.5 square miles. The eruption has gone on for four weeks, longer than eruptions in 1955 and 1924, and has destroyed at least 87 homes

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