500-Year-Old Traces of Monster Hawaii Tsunami Discovered
A powerful earthquake in Alaska sent towering waves up to 30 feet (9 meters) tall crashing down on Hawaii about 500 years ago, leaving behind fragments of coral, mollusk shells and coarse beach sand in a sinkhole located on the island of Kauai, new research finds. The quake, likely a magnitude 9.0, sent the mighty waves toward Hawaii sometime between 1425 and 1665, the study found. It's possible ...
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Ana downgraded to tropical storm; Hawaii relaxes
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Hawaii scientists return to ocean for weapon study
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Hawaii rides out storm, no reports of serious woes
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Hawaii rides out Hurricane Ana, no reports of serious problems
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Ana turns away from Hawaii as tropical storm - FOX NEWS WEATHER CENTER
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Prince Kuhio 113 in Poipu
SummitPacific added a new condo to its Kauai vacation rental database
of one bedroom condos on Kauai. Prince Kuhio 113
is just a hop, skip, and a jump away from the ocean on Kauaiâ€™s beautiful south shore near Poipu Beach
. Managed by Juliana Cherry of Ala Muku Vacation Rentals, unit 113 is spacious and comfortable and conveniently located on the first floor. It has a king size bed, fully equipped kitchen and a free hi-speed internet connection. There is a queen sofa sleeper in the living room.
, next to Prince Kuhio Park is a hidden gem and a delight. Itâ€™s quaint and quiet and close to restaurants, shopping and one of the islandâ€™s best snorkeling spots, Prince Kuhio is quite affordable with prices starting at just over $160/night plus taxes and fees.
The resort features a swimming pool, beautiful grounds and an outdoor barbeque area.