Puna Geothermal Facility Tripped Offline – “No Danger to the Public at This Time”

Hawaii County Civil Defense Alert Message:

Inside the Puna Geothermal Ventures plant in Puna, Hawaii

Inside the Puna Geothermal Ventures plant in Puna, Hawaii

Puna Geothermal Facility tripped offline this afternoon.

Steam was released through a safety valve.

No danger to the public at this time.

2 Responses

  1. Umm, it was more than just steam… I live on Pohoiki Rd and just came home from work to a strong sulfur smell.
    7:15pm

  2. that’s what they always say…no danger to the public…yeah right…=(

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