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  • No tsunami threat after 5.5 magnitude earthquake shakes Big Island

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    A 5.5 magnitude earthquake shook parts of the Big Island early Wednesday, but officials said there’s no tsunami threat to the state. The quake struck the southern flank of the island near the Kilauea volcano just before 1 a.m. The tremor was not strong enough to trigger a tsunami, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said. […]

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  • Drier conditions taking over, still soggy for the Big Island

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    The wet pattern will likely continue into the second half of the week for the Big Island as a surface trough remains in the area. For the smaller islands, a gradual drying trend is anticipated from west to east through midweek, which should hold into the weekend. The gusty winds over parts of the Big […]

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  • Winter Storm in Hawaii Brings Down Rain and Snow

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    A winter storm reached Hawaii over the weekend, bringing dangerous surf conditions and damaging winds. Waves near Waimea Bay on the north shore of Oahu surpassed 60 feet Sunday afternoon, meteorologist Gavin Shigesato with the National Weather Service Honolulu Forecast Office told USA TODAY. Surf heights hit 45 feet on another part of the island, according to observation reports. Gusty […]

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