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Hawii braces for a Tsunami after a massive 8.8 earthquake in Chile


Hawaii is bracing for a potentially damaging tsunami, after a massive earthquake off Chile sent waves across the Pacific Ocean. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued a tsunami warning, its highest alert, for Hawaii, where incoming waves could cause damage along the coastlines.The first waves were expected to arrive in Hawaii at 11:19 a.m. Saturday (4:19 p.m. EST). A lower-grade tsunami advisory was in effect for the coast of California and an Alaskan coastal area from Kodiak to Attu islands. Authorities in Australia did not issue a warning, but asked residents to stay away from the coast. Keep it right here on hawaii_sts26_big for all of your updates on this story.