Hawaii Couple Brace for 'Slowly Seeping Kind of Menace' of Lava

September 11, 2014 8:14 PM

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PAHOA, HAWAII - In pursuit of the perfect place to retire, Charles and Corinne Taylor moved 19 times until they found it on the far eastern side of Hawaii's Big Island. But the same ingredient that formed the islands is now threatening their little slice of paradise.

A river of lava is making its way from Kilauea volcano toward the only highway that connects the Taylors and their community to the rest of the island. If it crosses the highway, it could cut off 8,000 people from groceries, gasoline, water, electricity and a way for kids to get to school. “It’s a s...

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