University of Hawaii campuses closed

University of Hawaiʻi
Jeanne Mariani-Belding, (808) 782-7080
External Affairs and University Relations
Posted: Feb 27, 2010

HONOLULU - A tsunami warning has been issued for Hawaiʻi following an 8.8 magnitude earthquake near the coast of central Chile.  All University of Hawaiʻi campuses have been closed until further notice.
Waves are expected to reach Hawaiʻi beginning about 11:05 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 27.  Multiple waves can occur; danger can continue for several hours.
Members of the university community are advised to stay off the roads, and more complete instructions are available in the phone book and on the State Civil Defense website.  Residents are also advised to monitor news reports or the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center website for updated information.

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