Tsunami Waves Hit Hawaiian Islands as Fears Wane

Officials with the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) have given the "all clear" for Hawaii more than seven hours after ordering the first statewide evacation of coastal areas in 16 years. "The wave heights are now below danger levels everywhere," announced PTWC's Gerard Fryer just before 2 p.m. Hawaiian time. "There is a lingering threat, but no longer reason to keep people out of evacuation zones," he said. Tsunami waves, smaller than initially expected, surged on Hawaiian beaches...Full Story
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