Police are arresting tourists for taking selfies with Hawaii’s Mt. Kilauea eruption

Hawaii volcano eruption

You know how it goes: you’re on holiday on Hawaii, on the same island as an ongoing volcanic eruption, but rather than following the lava from a safe distance via television like a normal person, you have to go see for yourself. And while you’re there, might as well take a selfie, because those Instagram pics don’t like themselves.

Unfortunately, being in the lava zones on Hawaii’s Big Island isn’t allowed, because officials are worried a tourist will injure themselves, putting more of a strain on emergency workers, and giving the impression that Hawaii is dangerous right now. (The island remains open, and only one person has been reported injured so far.)

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Police are arresting tourists for taking selfies with Hawaii’s Mt. Kilauea eruption