What to do after a tsunami

HONOLULU - State Civil Defense has issued the following guidelines for areas affected by the tsunami generated by the 8.9 magnitude Honshu earthquake:

Continue to monitor local news broadcasts for the latest information.

Stay away from flooded and damaged areas until Civil Defense issues the "all clear." Wave activity can continue for hours after the initial tsunami wave.

If you are not in a tsunami evacuation zone show some aloha and consider opening your home to evacuees.

Continue to listen to local radio and television broadcasts for Civil Defense instructions and messages.

A Statewide TSUNAMI WARNING is still in effect.