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Hawaii lava evacuees grow weary as uncertainty drags on

Ed Arends grabbed what he could in the night and fled his 5-acre property, lava oozing from a crack in his neighborhood on Hawaii's Big Island.

That was more than two weeks ago. He hasn't been able to stay at his house since.

"It's disconcerting not being home, being displaced," Arends said. "I'm sleeping on a sofa in a guy's living room."

As uncertainty drags on over what the Kilauea volcano will do next, those who were forced to leave their homes weeks ago are growing weary.

More than 300 people were staying at three different shelters as of Saturday, Hawaii County mayor's spokeswoman Janet Snyder said. Some 2,000 people who live in the...