Businesses plan to reopen as Hawaii lava flow stalls

January 24, 2015 5:07 AM

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Businesses plan to reopen as Hawaii lava flow stalls

KAILUA-KONA, HAWAII (Reuters) - The leading edge of a lava flow from a volcano that threatened a commercial center on Hawaii's Big Island appeared on Friday to have stalled again, prompting several businesses to make plans to reopen their doors.

The front of the flow, one of three fingers of lava approaching Pahoa Village from the Kilauea Volcano's June 27 eruption, is less than half a mile (.8 km) from the main highway that connects more than 10,000 residents with the rest of Hawaii Island.

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