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DLNR closes coastal area parks due to possible tsunami surges

The Department of Land and Natural Resources will keep closed its coastal and low-lying state parks and forest areas (including wildlife sanctuaries, natural area reserves and game management areas) on all islands on Thursday morning until staff are able to monitor adjacent ocean conditions for safety before reopening them.

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Tsunami Advisory cancelled for Hawaii after very strong 8.3M quake in Chile

Based upon available data the Central Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says a major tsunami is NOT expected to strike Hawaii. However sea level changes and strong currents may occur that could be hazardous to swimmers, boaters and along coastal areas. As of 7:33 a.m. Thursday (Sept 17) the tsunami advisory has been cancelled.

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Very strong 7.5M quake in Papua New Guinea, no tsunami threat to Hawaii

Based on all available data a destructive pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii. Papua new Guinea is forecast to possibly have waves one to three meters in height. Tsunami waves of less than 0.3 meters (about a foot) are possible in Hawaii.

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Very strong 7.5M earthquake in Papua New Guinea, no Pacific wide tsunami threat

Sea level readings indicate a tsunami was generated. It may have been destructive along coasts near the earthquake epicenter. No tsunami threat exists for other coastal areas in the Pacific although some other areas may experience small sea level changes.

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Very strong 7.4M quake in Solomon Islands, no tsunami threat to Hawaii

Sea level readings indicate a tsunami was generated. it may have been destructive along coasts near the earthquake epicenter in the Solomon Islands. For those areas – when no major waves are observed for two hours after the estimated time of arrival or damaging waves have not occurred for at least two hours then local […]

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Time travel map for tsunami or ocean surges from Chile earthquake on April 1, 2014.

Severe 8.2M quake strikes Chile, tsunami advisory cancelled for Hawaii

Tsunami wave heights across the state of Hawaii are now below advisory levels and are continuing to diminish. Based on all available data the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center is now cancelling the tsunami advisory. Smaller sea level changes and strong or unusual currents may persist for several additional hours and appropriate caution should be exercised […]

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Severe 8.0M earthquake in Santa Cruz Islands area, no tsunami threat to Hawaii

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has evaluated the 8.0 magnitude earthquake and has determined that no tsunami threat exists for Hawaii. Tsunami watch and warnings for the South Pacific have now been cancelled.

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Boat brought into Honokohau Harbor is a possible Japan tsunami debris

A Kona fisherman has retrieved what could be the sixth confirmed item of Japan tsunami marine debris in Hawaii.

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Tsunami update: No major damage, siren tests planned

Officials said the highest surge recorded in Hilo was 4 feet, reflecting their prediction of 4-6 feet.

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Tsunami Advisory cancelled: Hawaii 24/7 updating continuously

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has cancelled the tsunami advisory for the Island of Hawaii. As of 10:30 a.m. Sunday (Oct 28) all beach parks are open for the public.

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Giant yellow pontoon-like object also spotted washed up on lava shore near Naalehu

Kawaihae residents stumble upon possible tsunami debris

Giant yellow pontoon-like object also spotted washed up on lava shore near Naalehu

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Contingency plans being prepared to intercept floating dock and handle before it reaches land

State, federal partners to monitor, respond to reports of possible tsunami debris

Contingency plans being prepared to intercept floating dock and handle before it reaches land

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