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TSUNAMI MITIGATION IN HAWAI`I

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Author(s): George D. Curtis

Journal: Science of Tsunami Hazards
ISSN 8755-6839

Volume: 27;
Issue: 4;
Start page: 36;
Date: 2008;
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Keywords: tsunami | tsunami mitigation | tsunami Hawaii | tsunami mitigation strategies

ABSTRACT
Hawai`i has a long, though sporadic history of deadly tsunami attacks.Since the 1946 tsunami disaster the State of Hawaii has developed increasingly sophisticated and effective mitigation strategies. The evolution and operation of these strategies is described in this paper. Tsunamis will no longer be Hawai`i’s deadliest natural hazard.
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