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There is no tsunami threat to Hawaiʻi following a preliminary magnitude 4.1 earthquake reported at 2:37 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014 in the deep ocean southwest of Lānaʻi.  Image courtesy Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.
No Tsunami Threat to Hawaiʻi after 4.1 Lānaʻi Quake
August 22nd, 2014 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News

The 4.1 earthquake was reported at 2:37 a.m. in the deep ocean southwest of Lānaʻi. In Maui County, the quake was felt in Kula, Makawao, Kīhei, Haʻikū, and Lānaʻi City.

Kanaha Beach Park flooded by the March 11 Tsunami surge. Photo Courtesy County of Maui.
Hawaii Damage from Honshu Tsunami totals $30.6 Million
March 25th, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News

Here in Maui County, there was $600,000 in damages reported to homes and businesses, and $2.7 million in damage to government infrastructure.

Debris washed up on Puunene Avenue fronting the Kahului branch of American Savings Bank on Friday, March 11, 2011.  Photo courtesy County of Maui.
Abercrombie to Visit Damaged Areas, Tsunami Recovery Estimated at Tens of Million of Dollars
March 14th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Featured, Maui News

Governor Neil Abercrombie tomorrow, will visit areas damaged by the tsunami that swept through the islands last week.

Aerial recongizance at Kahului Harbor, March 11, 2011. Courtesy County of Maui & Blue Hawaiian Helicopters.
VIDEO: Aerial Reconnaissance following 6 foot Tsunami Wave on Maui
March 12th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Featured, Maui News

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.

Kahului Harbor, Friday, March 11, 2011. By Wendy Osher.
Tsunami Advisory CANCELED; Road Updates issued for Maui
March 11th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Featured, Maui News

Country crews continue debris removal and maintenance work at several island locations following a series of tsunami waves overnight and into the morning hours.

Image courtesy USGS.
MAUI SPECIFIC Tsunami Preparedness Information
March 10th, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News

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.

Image courtesy USGS.
Tsunami Advisory CANCELED
March 10th, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Honolulu has CANCELLED the Tsunami Advisory effective at 11:26 a.m. this morning.

Image courtesy USGS.
Hawaiian Telcom Asks Public to Limit Phone Calls During Tsunami Warning
March 10th, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News

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.

Map courtesy USGS.
3.6 Magnitude Quake Rattles Waimanalo, Oahu
February 24th, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News

The US Geological Survey now says the quake was a 3.6 magnitude tremor centered 2 miles South West of Waimanalo, Oahu.