Volcanoes National Park officials say it'll be a while until the park reopens | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

Volcanoes National Park officials say it'll be a while until the park reopens

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park has been closed for nearly 100 days due to unsafe conditions from seismic and explosive activity from the summit of Kilauea but there's no telling when the park will reopen.

It's going to be a long and most likely expensive one according to national park officials.

They took local media to look at park roads, buildings and Halemaumau crater to show us why.

"The last 100 days have been grueling," Jessica Ferracane, National Park Service said.

All 130 staff members at the park still have jobs, some are working on clean up and recovery at the Hawaii Island Park, others transferred to national parks on neighbor islands. But the closure of this park continues to take its toll on staff and the surrounding community.

"We well know the tremendous financial impact the closure of the park has had on tour operators and hotels, etc. We don't want the park to be closed, we can't wait for it to be open. But we can't open it until its safe," Ferracane said.

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