It might be "very, very hazardous" if a volcanic vent have been to open beneath the power the place the gas is saved, the governor stated.
The task force, therefore, will accelerate the plan to remove the pentane by the end of Thursday.
Wednesday evening, NASA tweeted an image from a satellite that passed over the volcanic activity in Hawaii. There are now 15 of the vents spread through Leilani Estates and neighboring Lanipuna Gardens.
The ongoing surge in volcanic activity on Hawaii's Big Island soon could cause a massive explosion from a volcano's summit, scientists and Hawaii officials warned Wednesday.
As lava is continuing to sink in a lake inside a Kilauea crater, it can interact with an influx of groundwater.
In addition to the lava and volcanic ash spewing out of the ground, officials have warned of risky levels of sulfur dioxide gas.
Lava emerges from the ground after Kilauea Volcano erupted, on Hawaii's Big Island May 3, 2018, in this still image taken from video obtained from social media.
The semi-rural wooded area had become a magnet for newcomers to the Big Island of Hawaii, home to about 200,000 people, who were prepared to risk living near an active volcano for more affordable real estate.
Edwin Montoya, 76, had planned to stay to care for animals and keep looters away from his family's property in the community. "Last night I had to leave I was choking. and just trying to get out to the. fresh air down the coast". But last week, the volcano erupted and a lot of earthquakes followed the eruption with a magnitude of 6.9 seismic scale. The Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, which includes the crater and surrounding region, announced Wednesday that it will shut down Friday in anticipation of the possible explosive event.
Magma had steadily bubbled up for weeks inside the main crater at Kilauea's summit, and at the separate Pu'u 'O'o crater miles (kilometers) away on the volcano's eastern flank called the east rift zone.
Volcanic vents and lava flows have destroyed 36 structures since Kilauea erupted on Thursday.
Meanwhile, Ige said he has signed a request for a federal disaster declaration for the Leilani eruption, saying the damage so far has exceeded the $1.9 million threshold for such a declaration.
His house had been spared and he was able to load up his pickup truck with important documents and other valuables. "I walked out onto my deck and I heard this sound, it sounded like whoosh, whoosh", said Northway.
Kilauea has been in a state of almost constant eruption since 1983.
There are 14 lava-and-gas producing fissures in Leilani Estates, after the two new ones formed Tuesday. The swathes and curling puddles of black are the traces of past lava flows. Reuters reports fountains of lava had spewed up to 300 feet from the vents and more than 115 acres of land have been scorched by lava so far. Aerial surveys have not determined whether the rest of the structures are homes or other types of buildings.