The lava flow from the Kilauea Volcano is seen in a U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) image taken near the village of Pahoa, Hawaii, at 10:00HST (20:00GMT) October 26, 2014
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Hawaiian homes evacuated as Kilauea lava threatens

Residents of a Hawaiian village threatened by lava have begun evacuating as the flow reaches the first property in its path.

Two roads to Pahoa have been closed and a cemetery has already been overtaken by the flow from the Kilauea volcano.

Kilauea on the Big Island has been erupting since 1983, but lava has recently burst forth from a new vent.

Daniel Boettcher reports.

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