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Boy scouts camping at Halape Beach on the Big Island in 1975 were hit by a locally generated tsunami in the middle of the night. The scout leader and a local fisherman were killed. Take a trip back in time and read more at the Pacific Tsunami Museum website http://tsunami.org/8stories/narratives/13michael_stearns_halape.html An essay written by Michael ...
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It’s called Pele’s Hair and consists of long glass fibers the color of golden grain. The fragile strands form from lava fountains and rapidly moving lava flows. To learn more about Pele’s Hair visit the US Geological Survey’s Volcano Watch Here  http://volcanoes.usgs.gov/Imgs/Jpg/Tephra/30410914_030_caption.html The lava lake within Halemaʻumaʻu Crater at the summit of Kīlauea Volcano is ...
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     The Tsunami Watch issued for Hawaii was cancelled shortly before 9:00 this morning, Hawaii time. The watch was issued following a 7.8 magnitude earthquake along the fault line near the Solomon Islands in the southwest Pacific Ocean. The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency was partially activated following the quake. Operations have since returned to ...
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For More Info http://ptwc.weather.gov/?region=2&id=hawaii.TSUHWX.2016.12.08.1748 000 WEHW40 PHEB 081748 TSUHWX HIZ001>003-005>009-012>014-016>021-023>026-081948- /O.CAN.PHEB.TS.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/ /O.NEW.PHEB.TS.A.0001.161208T1748Z-000000T0000Z/ BULLETIN TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER 1 NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI 748 AM HST THU DEC 08 2016 TO – EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT IN THE STATE OF HAWAII SUBJECT – TSUNAMI WATCH A TSUNAMI WATCH IS ISSUED FOR THE STATE OF HAWAII ...
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Effective November 15, 2016 – January 13, 2017 Supplemental Emergency Proclamation Storm Maui Kalawao.pdf OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR STATE OF HAWAIʻI SUPPLEMENTARY PROCLAMATION By the authority vested in me as Governor by the Constitution and laws of the State of Hawaiʻi, in order to provide relief for disaster damages, losses, and suffering, and to protect the ...
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