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1.    Leilani Estates, just southeast of Pahoa, what hazard zone(s) is it in? 


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2.    A volcanic hazard map was created in 1989 for the Big Island. Look at the Big Island Hazard Zone Map. Describe what Lava Flow Hazard Zone 1 and Hazard Zone two mean. (1 pt)


3.    When the Hazard zone map was published back in 1989 the insurance companies got ahold of it and would not offer lava insurance for those living in hazard zone 1 and 2. Based on the information you have uncovered do you think that it was completely unfair for insurance companies like your Denyallclaims to refuse lava insurance and that the people living in the area had every right to be angry? Discuss. (2 pts)



4.    Volcanoes have a tendency to be dangerous. Describe several reasons why people would choose to live near them or on the flanks of them? (2pts)



5.    If given the opportunity would you go - why or why not? (1pt ec if answered completely.)Leilani Estates Location(1).jpeg

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EXPLANATION
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2
3
Kohala
4
5
6 61
8
8
7
9
Mauna Loa
Mauna Kea
Hualalai
3
2
3
Kilauea
Mauna LOA
3
REFERENCES CITED
6
2
(130
Kapoho
Nanawale
5
Estates
2
Pahoa
(32)
3
EAST RIFT Z
Leilani
he Homesteads
Estates
MAP SHOWING LAVA-FLOW HAZARD
Eruptive Fissures
6
Pohoiki
By
5/3 - 5/4
Thomas L. Wright!, Jon Y.F. Chun Joan
Jon Hodge? John P. Lockwood!
Between May 3 and May 6
1992
USGS
10 fissures opened in the lower East Rift Zone.

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