Tsunami in Kailua-Kona, HI

Tsunami damage in Kailua-Kona, HI

Just got these photos from our relative in Kailua-Kona, HI. The news is saying "no damage in Hawaii", but I think these photos speak for themselves.

Sandra Kieras

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Britney Kehaulani Lee says ... on Thursday, Mar 24 at 3:35 PM

I was born and raised on the Islands. Spent most of my growing up in Kona in 1969. But now I reside in Spokane Washington. I think it's time for locals to be aware, tsunami's ,earthquakes will come. A big rock in the middle of the ocean.

tom says ... on Tuesday, Mar 15 at 8:24 PM

Kona Village on the Kona coast: closed since the tsunami. Four Seasons next door? Likewise. Photos? NONE. Wish I were a reporter on the island who wanted a story, but their media is protecting tourism by hiding the damage.

pacman357 says ... on Tuesday, Mar 15 at 8:52 AM

Still shaking my head. Spent $ at ABCs, shave ice, several businesses along there. Bubba Gump, Huggo's, et. al. must have been hammered. Nearly 3 years ago to the day, I sat on that wall smoking a good cigar. I've snorkeled right there, too.

pacman357 says ... on Tuesday, Mar 15 at 8:46 AM

Wow. My parents never had any $, but my grampa left my dad a small condo right on the water in Kona. It's just a few blocks down the street from this--I've stood right at this spot. Condo's a top floor unit, but the 1st floor must be a mess.

Lynn says ... on Saturday, Mar 12 at 12:36 PM

This could have been so much worse. Let's be thankful that it wasn't catastrophic in Hawaii and pray for our brothers and sisters in Japan.

Bob L. says ... on Saturday, Mar 12 at 11:06 AM

News team bringing the no damage in the USA, should have their FCC license revoked. Damage to American soil is serious. What other countries have sent relief to Japan besides the good ol' USA. Where the recession never ends and the gas prices sore

ptre says ... on Saturday, Mar 12 at 5:48 AM

yeah the idea that Hawaii hasn't had any damage just ticks me off. I lived in Kailua Kona for 18 years and my parents are there now on vacation visiting friends and family. The media really needs to get the story straight!

landon wall says ... on Saturday, Mar 12 at 5:01 AM


CD says ... on Friday, Mar 11 at 9:58 PM

Thanks for sharing

Gretchen says ... on Friday, Mar 11 at 2:42 PM

Wow, we were just there a few months ago. sorry to see the damage.

bc says ... on Friday, Mar 11 at 1:15 PM

What on earth was the photog thinking of? The area was CLOSED.

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