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Hanauma Bay reopens to beachgoers

By Star-Advertiser staff

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LAST UPDATED: 02:13 a.m. HST, Oct 30, 2012



Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve has reopened after the city Ocean Safety Division saw no unusual tidal changes this morning, a spokeswoman for the Department of Emergency Services said.

Lifeguards noticed unusual tides on Sunday following Saturday night's tsunami, said Shayne Enright, a spokeswoman for the city's Department of Emergency Services.

The city reopened other beaches on Sunday, but kept Hanauma Bay closed.

Tsunami waves can be amplified in bays and harbors.

The city reopened the beach at noon.







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Kalaheo1 wrote:
Every other beach in the Hawaiian Islands is open today EXCEPT the one whose access is controlled by Honolulu County employees.
on October 29,2012 | 08:29AM
RetiredWorking wrote:
In case you didn't know, Hanauma Bay was formed from what remains of a broken volcano. Its large break faces the open sea. Could it be that because of the way that the bay faces the sea, it would be more hazardous for beachgoers to be caught there by a tsunami?
on October 29,2012 | 04:21PM
allie wrote:
they need a vacation
on October 29,2012 | 12:29PM
RetiredWorking wrote:
What a dumb comment.
on October 29,2012 | 04:21PM
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