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liz

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on: May 06, 2018, 11:06:27 PM
ALOHA from O’ahu in Hawaii. . .


Hawaii has been in the news this past week and friends on Facebook have been concerned about our safety.
As MAL as mentioned, we 3 gals, MaryAnne, Denise and myself are safe and sound far away from Kilauea Volcano that is erupting at this time and encroaching upon communities, burning homes and causing much damage.  The fireworks are going off on Hawaii Island, largest and youngest island about 250 miles southeast of us.


Our island, O’ahu is the 3rd largest of the major 8 Hawaiian islands and the ‘main island’ since its reputation for being ‘The Gathering Place’ from before the days of the Hawaiian kingdom, Hawaii being the only state where monarchs formerly reigned and where visitors can tour the I’olani Palace and historic places in Honolulu.  As ‘The Gathering Place’, O’ahu is the political and economic center; we have an international airport and strong military presence here, as well as Pearl Harbor and the National Memorial Cemetary of the Pacific.  You can find out more on the world’s largest encyclopedia, the internet.


I have posted several photos that include recent events in Hawaii and more at ‘God’s Enduring Love’ http://heulu.wordpress.com
~Liz


You can watch volcano videos at-   bigislandvideonews.com
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linley.plester

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Reply #1 on: May 07, 2018, 12:55:09 PM
I've been off camping and out of touch with the internet for a few days so the TV news tonight was a big surprise.  Glad to hear our PB friends are all safe.


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Reply #2 on: May 07, 2018, 11:36:11 PM
Liz, thank you for posting about the safety of you, Mea and Denise.  I have been concerned about the volcano erupting and was praying for your safety.  I have been away for two weeks and only got back last evening so haven't had time to catch up on all the news. However, I am relieved and grateful that you are all safe, praise the Lord.


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Reply #3 on: June 11, 2018, 07:57:19 PM
Hi Liz..i was thinking of you there. Glad that you're not near it. 
The moment you find yourself mostly satisfied with a painting and think you'll "just quickly" do this or that, that's the moment to stop completely. Take the painting off your easel and put it aside for at least 24 hours, then reassess whether it really needs that tweak.


liz

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Reply #4 on: June 11, 2018, 11:53:40 PM
 :thankyou:   Thank you dear friends for thinking and praying for the folks here in Hawaii suffering great distress for their losses.  Fortunately for now, lava is flowing into the oceans and no longer threatening any more communities with a fiery demise.  I hope that I can pick up my brushes and paint some scene that is uplifting and not filled with melancholy or sadness for now.  I did 4 volcano paintings during the duration of Kilauea’s eruptions on Hawaii island.  ~Liz


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Reply #5 on: June 12, 2018, 04:37:05 AM
So tragic to think of the lives changed forever by nature.

aloha

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liz

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Reply #6 on: June 13, 2018, 12:10:26 AM
 :( You’re right.  Sad.  Night and day live streaming of Kilauea’s ongoing eruption on Hawaii News Now.  I have one black wood panel left and I think I’ll do a last volcano painting of Fissure 8 that with its fierce lava flow down to the ocean.~Liz


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Reply #7 on: June 13, 2018, 01:20:39 AM
Over 700 homes and other building's are gone.  Fortunately, they got everyone out.  Lava cut the last road out and a bunch of people had to be taken out by helicopter.  A company volunteered and moved many people's homes and even a church.  They had put them out of harms way along the roadside.

From what I've read, once the eruption stops it will take months for the lava to cool.  And then what?  People will still own the lava covered property and property markers can be restored via GPS coordinates, but the lava can be many meters thick.  I don't see how anything can be done with it for many years.
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