2010 Kalapana Lava Disaster

Disaster: Lava

Photographer: Bruce Omori/EPA

Year: 2010

Location: Kalapana, Hawaii, United States

Lava has been slowly oozing through Kalapana, Hawaii, for about thirty years. Its residents choose to live there in full awareness that one day, their house will be engulfed in flames, like this one was in 2010.