If you are feeling homesick like I am about this time of year, you'd want to be up on the current action in Hawaii. Due to the earthquake in Chile, residents of many islands in the Pacific region are on alert for tsunamis. We've only ever seen them hit the U.S. in the movies, really, but this is a real threat and residents are being urged to take emergency precautions. All main roads are due to be closed in all regions that are under threat.
Click here for the live stream: Hawaii News Now - Tsumani Preparations
Meanwhile, prayers for relief for Chile, Haiti, and many corners in the world that are experiencing hardship at this time.
Reporting from the slippery slopes of South Hill, in Ithaca NY, around 3pm Saturday, 2/27/10, EST.
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