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Recovery Frequently Asked Questions

Find Answers to Commonly Asked Recovery Questions

FAQ's are updated on a regular basis to ensure accuracy. If you have an unanswered question, please utilize our contact form and we will get back to you as soon as possible. 
  • Impacts

    • How much damage was caused by the 2018 eruption?

  • Infrastructure & Rebuilding

    • What is a Risk Assessment?

    • What is the status of Highway 132?

    • What is the status of the Kīlauea Eruption Risk Assessment?

    • Will the Pahoa-Kalapana Road beyond Kalapana Gardens be reopened to all traffic?

  • Recovery

    • What is recovery?

    • How long does recovery take?

    • How can I help with recovery?

    • How are recovery decisions made?

    • How is recovery organized?

    • What do I do if I still need recovery assistance?

    • When does recovery occur?

    • Who is in charge of recovery?

  • Visitor

    • Can I fly a drone over the lava flow field?

    • How many volcanoes comprise Hawaiʻi Island?