HAWAII – Based on all available data, officials say a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii.
HAWAII – Hawaii Emergency Management Agency is marking the month with an event in Hilo and public service announcements on video.
HAWAII – The island-wide test of the live audio broadcast segment of the Emergency Alert System is scheduled for today at 11:45 a.m.
VOLCANO – USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory welcomes a new seismic network manager, Brian Shiro, who replaces the outgoing Dr. Wes Thelen.
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 […]