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Five cautions at beaches in Hawaii you should be aware of

There are cautions at beaches in Hawaii, even though long sandy shores seem harmless and easy. Rough surf and undertows can take a person by surprise and unexpectedly drag them out; fighting a current is futile so you need to know these things before you go.   1. Big surf Beaches that are overlooked by lifeguards

Five cautions at beaches in Hawaii you should be aware of2019-02-16T08:06:03+00:00

Makaha snorkeler in extremely critical condition

Be careful when in Hawaiian waters! Hawaii is a deceptively dangerous place and whenever you're in the water you have to exercise extreme caution. In this case a 56-year-old snorkeler was found unconscious in the water off Makaha Beach Park just after 9 a.m.  They don't know how he got into trouble and he's in

Makaha snorkeler in extremely critical condition2016-07-12T22:02:47+00:00

Fatal Maui Shark Attack South of Kihei and Wailea

A shark has just caused Hawaii's first shark fatality for the year on the island of Maui. The attack happened south of Wailea and Makena beaches at the amazing snorkeling spot - Kanahena Cove, part of Ahi'i Kinau Natural Reserve. Map image courtesy Google maps. Kihei, Maui area where shark attack occurred. A

Fatal Maui Shark Attack South of Kihei and Wailea2019-02-16T08:04:08+00:00

Missing Persons in Hawaii – Big Island

Damon Tucker has a popular page over at his website DamonTucker.com where he lists missing persons on the Big Island. This is one topic that really hits me hard, and I hope to never experience anything like this for a member of my family or my friends. If you live on the Big Island of

Missing Persons in Hawaii – Big Island2017-05-18T20:52:47+00:00

TSUNAMI WARNING – All of Hawaii (10:28 PM Expected Arrival)

A major 7.7 earthquake in British Columbia, Northeastern Canada has triggered a possible tsunami wave that will be making it's way to Hawaii at nearly 600 MPH. Clear the coastal areas. Some reports have the waves at around 6 feet. Some say there will be 6 inch ripples. You never know, it's not an exact

TSUNAMI WARNING – All of Hawaii (10:28 PM Expected Arrival)2017-05-18T20:52:53+00:00

Best Big Wave Video – Ever

Big waves are nothing to play with. I learned that when I tried to go from 6 footers to 12, and 15-20 feet waves showed up in a killer set and wrecked me. Though I've caught some amazing big waves before, the kind that are huge - 10+ feet and break slowly (so I can

Best Big Wave Video – Ever2017-05-18T20:52:57+00:00

Hawaii Water Dangers – Tsunami, Waves, Jellyfish, Urchins, More!

Hawaii Water Dangers Approximately 7 million people per year visit our Hawaiian islands. I wish all of them could read this list of cautions – because it would save them some trouble, sometimes without much effort. Hawaii is different from where you grew up, wherever that is. The ocean and other weather events can be dangerous

Hawaii Water Dangers – Tsunami, Waves, Jellyfish, Urchins, More!2017-05-18T20:53:00+00:00

Hawaii Natural Disasters – Hurricanes, Tsunamis, Landslides, More!

Image is in public domain. Hawaii Hurricanes In recent memory, and since Hawaii became one of the United States, there were a couple of hurricanes that tore through Hawaii. There was a lot of devastation and some people even died as a result. The hurricanes were Hurricane Iwa on 11/23/1982 which hit Oahu,

Hawaii Natural Disasters – Hurricanes, Tsunamis, Landslides, More!2019-02-15T08:53:16+00:00