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February 28, 2010

Signs Posted at Nearshore Waters in Kahului, Paukukalo and Napili

The tsunami warning event on Saturday resulted in sewage spills to the ocean at three locations. Officials with the County of Maui identified the specific areas where the public should avoid the ocean until results of bacteriological tests are complete. They are: Kahului (the ocean fronting Hale Nanea and some of the drainage ditches near... Read more »
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February 28, 2010

UH-BYU Men’s Volleyball Match on Maui Rescheduled for Monday on Oahu

Saturday’s University of Hawai‘i-BYU men’s volleyball match has been rescheduled for Monday at the Stan Sheriff Center. First serve is 6:00 p.m.   The game, originally scheduled for 5:00 p.m. at a sold-out War Memorial Gym in Maui, was postponed due to the tsunami warning issued on the Hawaiian Islands.   The match will instead... Read more »
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February 27, 2010

Start up of Pump Stations Cause Sewage Spills

“In the face of warnings that the tsunami could be significant we made the difficult decision of shutting down wastewater pump stations in low lying areas and water service to those in these same areas,” said Dave Taylor, Chief of the County’s wastewater division. “We realized that if large enough waves impacted our pump stations... Read more »
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February 27, 2010

Mayor Tavares concurs: “We dodged another bullet”

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TajMmXW-7aQ[/youtube] [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wnlh-Nrjhl8 [/youtube] “In these types of situations we must be prepared to protect the public,” said Mayor Charmaine Tavares. “When the worse case scenario doesn’t occur – we can count ourselves lucky that we dodged another bullet. In this case when the state’s tsunami warning center forecast a dangerous surge due to the earthquake... Read more »
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February 27, 2010

All Clear Issued For Maui County

(Update: 1:45 p.m. 2/27/10) Following the “All Clear” issued for Maui County, the following advisories are in effect: WASTEWATER— Flushing and sending water down drains can begin again at 3:00 p.m. WATER— Water service will gradually be restored beginning at 3:00 p.m. ELECTRIC POWER— The public is urged to continue conserving electricity until about 4:00... Read more »
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February 27, 2010

Kahului Surge Highest in State at 3.2 Feet

(Update: 1:38 p.m. 2/27/10) The tsunami warning is cancelled for the state of Hawaii effective at 1:38 pm HST. The cancellation comes following an 8.8 moment magnitude quake that originated near the coast of Central Chile at 8:34 p.m. HST on Friday, February 26, 2010. Measurements or reports of tsunami wave activity are as follows:... Read more »
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February 27, 2010

Special Report: Mayor Tavares 8:25 a.m. 2/27/2010

By Wendy Osher This Special Report was covered live in a six station simulcast on Pacific Radio Group. The interview aired at 8:25 a.m. on Saturday, February 27, 2010 and featured details about tsunami preparations from Maui Mayor Charmaine Tavares. The program was co-hosted by KPOA 93.5 FM Program Director Alaka’i Paleka and Fox News... Read more »
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February 27, 2010

Special Report: Long Lines Forming on Maui 7 a.m. 2/27/2010

This Special Report was included as part of Pacific Radio Group’s multi-media coverage of Tsunami Warning Events over the weekend. The interviews were captured at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 27, 2010 and featured interviews conducted by Native 92.5 FM Program Director, Kawika-veeka as long lines formed at island gas stations and grocery stores. During... Read more »
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February 27, 2010

Special Report: Civil Defense Administrator Gen Iiinuma 3:45 a.m. 2/27/2010

By Wendy Osher This Special Report was covered live in a six station simulcast on Pacific Radio Group. The interview initially aired at 3:45 a.m. on Saturday, February 27, 2010 and featured details about tsunami preparations from Maui County Civil Defense Administrator, Gen Iinuma. The interview was conducted by Pacific Radio Group News Director, Wendy... Read more »
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February 26, 2010

TSUNAMI WARNING FOR HAWAII CANCELLED

By Wendy Osher (Update: 1:45 p.m. 2/27/10) UPDATE: All Clear Issued for Maui County WAILUKU, Maui, Hawaii– Following the “All Clear” issued for Maui County, the following advisories are in effect: WASTEWATER— Flushing and sending water down drains can begin again at 3:00 p.m. WATER— Water service will gradually be restored beginning at 3:00 p.m.... Read more »
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February 26, 2010

Maui fans pumped about UH visit

The University of Hawaii volleyball team will visit Maui's War Memorial Stadium on Saturday for a match versus BYU.
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January 13, 2009

ISLAND POLICE BRIEFS:

BIG ISLAND POLICE BRIEFS: BODY OF WOMAN FOUND FLOATING IDENTIFIED Hawaii Police Department Detectives have identified a woman found floating near the Hilo breakwater on December 28, 2008. She has been positively identified as 56-year-old Debra Giamario of  Hilo. On Thursday, January 8, an acquaintance of Giamario’s initiated a missing person report stating that the woman had... Read more »
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