Here in Maui County, there was $600,000 in damages reported to homes and businesses, and $2.7 million in damage to government infrastructure.
Governor Neil Abercrombie tomorrow, will visit areas damaged by the tsunami that swept through the islands last week.
Aerial reconnaissance was conducted at first light on Friday morning to assess the impacts of 6 foot tsunami waves that flooded many inland areas and washed debris ashore on Maui.
Country crews continue debris removal and maintenance work at several island locations following a series of tsunami waves overnight and into the morning hours.
Residents are being asked to Prepare Now for a tsunami which is estimated to first hit Kauai at 2:59 a.m. Waves are estimated to hit Maui at Kahului Harbor at 3:23 a.m.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Honolulu has CANCELLED the Tsunami Advisory effective at 11:26 a.m. this morning.
To ensure that all critical calls can go through, Hawaiian Telcom is asking Hawaii residents to limit phone calls to emergencies only at this time.
The US Geological Survey now says the quake was a 3.6 magnitude tremor centered 2 miles South West of Waimanalo, Oahu.
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