Mesmerizing 'Lavafall' Consumes Hawaii Hill

November 14, 2014 5:17 PM

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Mesmerizing 'Lavafall' Consumes Hawaii Hill

Lava surrounds an outer fence to the Pahoa transfer station in Pahoa, Hawaii. The county says the breakouts don't pose an immediate threat to area residents. (AP Photo/U.S. Geological Survey)

A stream of lava set a home on fire Monday in Pahoa, a rural Hawaii town that has been watching the slow-moving flow approach for months. The molten rock hit the house just before noon. The home's renters already had left the residence in Pahoa, the largest town in the Big Island's isolated and most...

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