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Strong 6.9 magnitude quake near Fiji Islands, no tsunami threat

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.9 occurred in the Fiji Islands region at 11:29 a.m. HST on Saturday, September 24, 2016. Based on all available data there is no tsunami threat from this earthquake.

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Earthquake epicenters on Sunday (March 29) between Tonga and Samoa.

Strong earthquakes near Tonga and Samoa, no tsunami threat Sunday (March 29)

Earthquakes with a preliminary magnitude of 6.4 and 6.8 occurred in the area between Tonga and Samoa at 10:18 p.m. Hawaii Standard Time and another at 10:48 p.m. on Sunday, March 29, 2015. Based on all available data… there is no tsunami threat from these earthquakes.

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Seven voyaging canoes arrived this weekend in Hilo Bay, just one of the stops on the "Te Mana O Te Moana," or "The Spirit of the Sea," expedition.

Polynesian voyaging canoes arrive in Hilo on Pacific expedition

Seven voyaging canoes arrived this weekend in Hilo Bay, just one of the stops on the “Te Mana O Te Moana,” or “The Spirit of the Sea,” expedition.

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The Samoan people are an important part of Hawaii's multicultural tapestry, and most of us here have close friends or family who are Samoan.

Less than 48 hours ago a devastating earthquake and subsequent tsunami struck Samoa, leaving over a hundred people dead and thousands more homeless.

‘They need our help,’ a message from Sen. Green

The Samoan people are an important part of Hawaii’s multicultural tapestry, and most of us here have close friends or family who are Samoan. Less than 48 hours ago a devastating earthquake and subsequent tsunami struck Samoa, leaving over a hundred people dead and thousands more homeless.

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A day after the deadly earthquake-tsunami disaster in the southern Pacific, Hawaii residents and businesses are joining the military in  reaching out to help.

The island group is more than 2,500 miles from Hawaii, but the 150 deaths are being keenly felt.

The Coast Guard, FEMA and Air National Guard were among the first to respond, but now airlines, businesses, banks and schools are jumping in.

Hawaii reaching out to Samoa in tsunami aftermath

A day after the deadly earthquake-tsunami disaster in the southern Pacific, Hawaii residents and businesses are joining the military in reaching out to help. The island group is more than 2,500 miles from Hawaii, but the 150 deaths are being keenly felt. The Coast Guard, FEMA and Air National Guard were among the first to […]

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“Our prayers go out to the people of American Samoa and Samoa, especially the families of those who lost their lives due to the devastating earthquake and tsunami.  We acknowledge how difficult it must be for the Samoan community in Hawai‘i as they await news of their loved ones.

Lingle’s statement on earthquake, tsunami in Samoa

“Our prayers go out to the people of American Samoa and Samoa, especially the families of those who lost their lives due to the devastating earthquake and tsunami. We acknowledge how difficult it must be for the Samoan community in Hawai‘i as they await news of their loved ones.

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Pacific Tsunami Warning Center downgraded the tsunami warning to a watch. Beaches on the Big Island are closed Tuesday due to possible surges and unusual currents from the earthquake in Samoa. Beaches will re-open on Wednesday. Click above image to view surge video.

Tsunami threat passes by Hawaii after 8.0M quake in Samoa

Pacific Tsunami Warning Center downgraded the tsunami warning to a watch. Beaches on the Big Island are closed Tuesday due to possible surges and unusual currents from the earthquake in Samoa. Beaches will re-open on Wednesday. Click above image to view surge video.

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