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Gov. Abercrombie issues tsunami statement

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 HONOLULU (Hawaii NewsNow) - Gov. Neil Abercrombie made the following statement from the State Civil Defense Emergency Operations Center:

"Residents should take this tsunami warning seriously. All state and county agencies and law enforcement are doing what needs to be done to ensure public safety.

"This is a time to be sensible and act with aloha. Please be mindful of your neighbors, especially for the elderly who may need kokua at this time. If you are in a tsunami inundation zone, please make your way to higher ground or go to your nearest shelter."

Currently Hawaii National Guard is on standby on all Hawaiian Islands.

For the latest information, please tune in to your local radio and television stations; or visit www.scd.hawaii.gov.

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