HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A tsunami can come at any time.
That's the message the city wants to share this month — Tsunami Awareness Month.
The city plans held a news conference Wednesday morning to discuss preparedness efforts and what families can do to ensure they're ready for a tsunami threat.
"We've got to be ready every time," Mayor Kirk Caldwell.
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Also at the news conference, Caldwell remembered the 159 people killed in the April 1, 1946 tsunami. The destructive waves were triggered by a 7.4-magnitude earthquake off the Aleutian Islands.