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Tsunami warning for Hawaii canceled

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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The tsunami warning has been canceled for the state of Hawaii. The warning was in effect for over 12 hours Saturday after a deadly 8.8 magnitude earthquake off the coast of Chile caused a tsunami warning to be issued for the entire Pacific Ocean region.

Governor Linda Lingle said Saturday afternoon that there were no reports of significant property damage.

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