Advisory For Hawaii: Major Tsunami Not Expected


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 […]

Hawaii Under Tsunami Watch After 8.3 Quake Off Chile


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 […]

VIDEO: Tsunami Clock Memorial Held As Disaster Marks 55 Years

Hilo's tsunami clock, forever stuck at 1:04.

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 […]

VIDEO: Ceremony at Shinmachi Tsunami Memorial


HILO, Hawaii – Earlier in the day on Tuesday, under a rainy Hilo sky, a remembrance and reflection was held at the Site of Shinmachi by the Wailoa Art Center. The date of April 1st marked the 68th anniversary of the major tsunami that hit Hawaii in 1946, causing widespread damage in Hilo, killing 159 […]