How do you determine if a property is in a lava zone?

When looking at the map remember that the lower the number of the zone the higher the probability of a lava-flow hazard. The boundary lines on the map are approximate and not distinct, so if you aren't sure what zone your property falls in – your LUVA Realtor can help you determine.

What lava zone is Ocean View Hi in?

Zone 2All other small subdivisions in the district of Kau from Hawaiian Ocean View Estates to South Point are also considered to be Zone 2.

What does lava zone 8 mean in Hawaii?

How many lava zones are in Hawaii?

9 zonesThe first USGS map showing volcanic hazard zones on the Island of Hawai'i was prepared in 1974 and revised in 1987 and 1992. The latest map divides the island into 9 zones, with lava flows most likely to occur in Zone 1 and least likely in Zone 9.

What is lava zone 3 in Hawaii?

Larger swaths of land on the slopes of Kīlauea and Mauna Loa are at risk for lava inundation, designated as Lava Zone 3. The zones are determined based on multiple factors such as topography, frequency of eruptions at a given location, and the percentage of land area covered in lava over time.

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