Tsunami in Honolulu – more like a quick tide

Update 2pm: Hawaii tsunami warning canceled; no damage seen in Islands. It is great to hear that tsunami passed without any damages and we also had a chance to see some tsunami effects in a safe small scale demo from the ocean.

Finally I see something going on here in Ala Way bay in Honolulu.

Water in Ala Wai harbor raised and droped about 7-8 inches within 20 minutes or so. Now it is slowly raising again. It is strange to see that the actual tsunami effects came at the moment when people already started walking outside and boats started to return.

Here is a shot when it started. I marked a level to which it raised.

Here is a shot with water at the highest level.

And here is one more when water receded again leaving wet mark on the stones.

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