Hawaii Island News, Sunday, 01 April 2018

Accessed on 01 April 2018, 1424 UTC, Post #16584.



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Here are today’s top Hawaii Island news stories from the “Hawaii Tribune-Herald”, published in Hilo, Hawaii.  Views expressed in this news summary are those of the reporter and correspondents.

Stories serve as grim reminder of devastation left by 1946 tsunami

The 1946 tsunami that hit Hilo was generated by an 8.6-magnitude earthquake in the Aleutians. It took five hours for the waves to reach the Hawaiian Islands. Unfortunately, there was no warning system at that time. There was devastation to homes, schools and businesses in Hilo and elsewhere, to the piers at the Port of Hilo, and to the railroad track and train cars.

One hospitalized after shark attack

A 25-year-old man was hospitalized with injuries to his hand and leg Saturday morningfollowing a shark attack in the waters near Kukio Beach, the Department of Land and Natural Resources saidSaturday.

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Until next time,
Russ Roberts
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