Trends & Talkers: Golfers getting it while Halemaumau explodes
Social media was lighting up Wednesday when it came to lava coverage.
HONOLULU (KITV) - Social media was lighting up Wednesday when it came to lava coverage.
Officials confirmed there is no tsunami threat after the earthquakes recorded on the Big Island. Hawaii EMA tweeted this:
AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS— Hawaii EMA (@Hawaii_EMA) May 16, 2018
ORIGIN TIME - 0831 AM HST 16 MAY 2018
COORDINATES - 19.4 NORTH 155.3 WEST
LOCATION - IN THE SUMMIT REGION OF KILAUEA
MAGNITUDE - 4.2.
NO TSUNAMI IS EXPECTED. REPEAT. NO TSUNAMI IS EXPECTED.
The ash didn't keep the golfers away from the green. The Sunday Times Pictures posted this photo:
ABC News also tweeted this video showing golfers at the Volcano Golf Club:
Another retweet of the Sunday Times Pictures post had the caption-"Just let me finish this nine, one more drink and we'll go."
Another man turned to social media in a time of crisis as he was trapped in Leilani Estates Tuesday evening. The video showed 'oilykingshawaii' begging for someone to send help.
Thankfully he did get out safely. However, it is important to note that officials do close the road to get in and out of the Leilani Estates subdivision by 6 p.m.