HAWAII: There is no tsunami threat to Hawaii following a magnitude 7.0 earthquake off the Solomon Islands today.
HILO: Barbara Muffler will will share stories and images from her new book, Hawai’i Tsunamis, tonight at the Lyman Museum in Hilo. The event begins at 7 p.m.
HAWAII ISLAND: The Tsunami Advisory for the State of Hawaii has been cancelled by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, and the County of Hawaii has given the “all clear” for beach parks to be open.
HILO: Minor surge was visible at the Wailoa Small Boat Harbor in Hilo early Thursday morning, as the first effects of the Tsunami Advisory were scheduled to arrive in the Hawaiian Islands.
HAWAII: Coastal and low-lying state parks and forest areas on all islands will remain closed tomorrow morning, in order for the state Department of Land and Natural Resources to access ocean conditions under the existing Tsunami Advisory.
UPDATE (4:05 p.m.) – The Hawaii County Civil Defense has issued a message (audio above) alerting the public to the Tsunami Advisory issued for Hawaii following the 8.3 earthquake off Chile. “A tsunami advisory is issued due to the threat of a potential changes in sea levels and strong currents which may be dangerous to […]
STORY UPDATED: Advisory For Hawaii: Major Tsunami Not Expected UPDATE – The U.S. Geological Survey has upgraded the strength of the earthquake off Chile to a magnitude 8.3. ORIGINAL POST: HAWAII – A 7.9 earthquake has occurred off Chile, triggering a tsunami watch for the state of Hawaii. Based on all available data, the Pacific […]
HILO – The possibility of a Great Aleutian Tsunami has emergency officials across the state of Hawaii redrawing inundation maps for the islands. Last week, the new extreme evacuation zones were unveiled on Oahu. The Big Island is currently working on its own updated maps.
HILO – The Waiakea Pirates Athletic Club held their annual memorial service at the base of the green tsunami clock at the edge of the Banyan Golf Course on Saturday morning. The clock stands forever stopped at 1:04, the time when an early morning tsunami devastated Hilo 55 years ago on May 23, 1960. The […]
HAWAII ISLAND: Based on all available data, a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii.