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Quake Strikes off Big Island; No Tsunami ExpectedPosted on February 17, 2017 in Information and News Releases, Main, Slider
TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 1 NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI 537 AM HST FRI FEB 17 2017 TO - EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT IN THE STATE OF HAWAII SUBJECT - LOCAL TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT THIS STATEMENT IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY. NO ACTION REQUIRED. AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS ORIGIN TIME - […]
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NASA Studying Hawaii VolcanoesPosted on February 16, 2017 in Information and News Releases, Main, Slider
MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII — Whether it’s the noxious gases rising from the Kilauea volcano, or the lively coral reefs that sprawl across the seafloor around the island chain, Hawaii’s ecosystems are under some serious scientific scrutiny this month. Researchers are here gathering data using NASA’s high-altitude airplanes, outfitted with cameras that capture visible light as well as infrared […]
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2011 Japan Tsunami VideoPosted on February 10, 2017 in Information and News Releases, Main, Slider
Hawaii residents were fortunate to escape serious damage following the Tohoku Japan tsunami on March 11, 2011. There was some localized flooding, but it was nothing compared to the loss of life and property in Japan. Nearly 16,000 residents were killed when the tsunami hit, and 2,500 are still counted as missing. Click on the […]
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Philippine Quake 4:12 am Hawaii TimePosted on February 10, 2017 in Information and News Releases, Main
(From Associated Press):  A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 shook a southern Philippine region late Friday, injuring at least two people, damaging some buildings, knocking out power and sending hundreds of residents fleeing to safety, officials said. There was no threat of a tsunami from the quake in Surigao del Norte province which […]
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Emergency Response Training- Sign Up!Posted on February 9, 2017 in Information and News Releases, Main, Slider
Are you ready to take that next step to ensure the safety of your family and friends during a disaster? The County of Honolulu Department of Emergency Management offers free classes as part of it’s CERT training…Community Emergency Response Team. Here’s a peek at one of the three classes that need to be attended to […]
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