'Very Dynamic Situation' As Kilauea Lava Inches Closer To Geothermal Plant05:08
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Lava erupts and flows from a Kilauea volcano fissure, near the Puna Geothermal Venture plant on Hawaii's Big Island on May 21, 2018 near Pahoa, Hawaii. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)MoreCloseclosemore
Lava erupts and flows from a Kilauea volcano fissure, near the Puna Geothermal Venture plant on Hawaii's Big Island on May 21, 2018 near Pahoa, Hawaii. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Lava from the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii has spread to the site of a geothermal power plant. Workers have been rushing to shut the plant down.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson gets an update on the eruption from Ken Rubin (@kenhrubin), professor of volcanology and geochemistry at the University of Hawaii Manoa.

This segment aired on May 22, 2018.

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