Tsunami evacuation of coastal Hawaii

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    After a 7.7 earthquake off the west coast of Canada "scientists" predicted a tsunami in Hawaii and recommended the evacuation of coastal areas. As it turned out the waves weren't even big enough to surf on. How smart are they?
     
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    Smart enough not to want a repeat of the 1960 Hilo disaster.
     
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    They didn't want to take the risk of being jailed.
     
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    Granny says, "Dat's right - dem Japanese crabs is nasty...
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