Tsunami Doesn’t Spoil Family’s Hawaiian Trip

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

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Dr. Kent and Dorian Leonard and their children Lauren, 12, and Cole, 10, returned home last Wednesday after a vacation in Hawaii which proved an enjoyable and educational experience, Dr. Leonard reported.

But while there, on the island of Hawaii, the family was treated to an experience they will always remember.

It happened about 2 a.m. on the morning of February 27 when they were awakened with the news that a tsunami advisory had been sounded, a result of the earthquake that had occurred in Chile. The advisory told them sirens would be sounded at 6 a.m.

“We turned to the local news and found the advisory had been upgraded to a warning,” Leonard said.

“When you think ...


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