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SAN FRANCISCO — It’s almost unimaginable: a tsunami more than 1,000 feet (300 meters) high bearing down on the island of Hawaii.
But scientists have new evidence of these monster waves, called megatsunamis, doing just that.
Unlike tsunamis from earthquakes, the Hawaiian tsunamis strike when the island chain’s massive volcanoes collapse in humongous landslides. This happens about every 100,000 years, and is linked to climate change, said [...]
HONOLULU — It could be the first official report of tsunami debris from Japan nearing Hawaii.
A new report coming from a Russian ship have UH researchers changing their predictions. Since the March 11th earthquake and tsunami, researchers have been predicting it would take about two years for the debris from Japan to hit Hawaii’s west-facing beaches.
“We have a rough estimate of 5 to 20 million tons of debris coming [...]
The Transportation Security Administration fired 28 of its employees — in addition to three that resigned or retired — following a probe that revealed bags were allowed onto planes at Hawaii’s Honolulu International Airport without being properly screened, the agency said Sunday.
Another 15 people were suspended, the TSA reported in a statement.
The moves come after the agency “completed the adjudication process” it had announced in [...]
HONOLULU (AP) — In an effort to control the Big Island’s wild donkey population, about 100 of them are being taken to California.
KITV reports ( http://bit.ly/qqIQV0 ) the Humane Society of the United States is planning to remove the donkeys on a chartered plane next month. Humane Society’s Hawaii director Inga Gibson says they’ll go to animal sanctuaries
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