1990 -- Beloved Kalapana. An old Hawaiian village torn apart by Madame Pele's wrath.
The community worked together to move to the Kalapana store and drive-in and quickly relocate their church and Damien statue.
Kim recalled the impact. He says it was sudden and so personal.
"Their land was inherited. A lot of them. I remember sitting aside family graves, small community graves and they're saying their last goodbyes," said Kim.
Through the years, millions of dollars in damage continue to accumulate. In total, 214 structures have been swallowed since the eruption started.
March 2011 -- Kamoamoa fissure opened. On some days, scientists say as much as 2.5 million cubic meters of lava spewed out.
A year later, Jack Thompson's home fell victim to Kilauea's flow. He was forced to evacuate his 30-year-old home -- the last one standing at Royal Gardens.
"They accepted Pele's ways. Pele give and Pele take back and Pele create," said Kim.
The fiery goddess has created 500 new acres on the Big Island. Scientists have since reversed their way of thinking and now there's no reason to believe it won't last another 30 years.