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Hundreds of Big Island residents still waiting for money for properties destroyed by Kilauea eruption

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Victor Hoapili

Many are still waiting for money from Hawai'i County -- including a man who was cut off from what was supposed to be his retirement home.

VOLCANO, Hawaii (KITV4) -- A huge lake with spewing lava from Kilauea formed right outside Victor Hoapili's home in 2018.

Hoapili said he's owed about $130,000 from a Hawaii County disaster recovery program that is helping to buy out homes of those impacted by the eruption.

Produced in partnership with the Economic Hardship Reporting Project.

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