*UPDATE* Starbulletin Bulletin on the Gun… WE DID HAVE A SURGE!

*UPDATE* MY BAD TO THE STARBULLETIN…
I GUESS WE DID HAVE A SURGE ON THE 29th:

Received an Update from Barbara as she has been out of town and was unable to update her blog.

In today’s Starbulletin they have the following article:

Silent Surge: A Wave of at Least 6 Feet Hit the Big Island After the September 29 Samoa Quake

An 8.0-magnitude earthquake near Samoa generated a 6- to 8-foot wave in Keauhou Bay on the Big Island on Sept. 29, witnesses and photos suggest….

Well theĀ  Starbulletin even pulled it’s pictures from another Big Island Blog, Guava Bee, that posted the 4 pictures that were used in the article.

Barbara Uechi, author of the Guava Bee blog, was very specific in noting that those pictures were not from a recent wave surge or tsunami.

When Hawaii received word that the deadly tsunami that hit Samoa last week would not pose a similar threat to our shores, folks were still warned to stay out of the water. Surges, like the ones that appeared at Keauhou Bay have affected us before. Take a look at some photos received from Scott McCoy of Blue Hawaiian Helicopters.

Here is just one of the images that Barbara posted on her blog posting a few days earlier entitled “Tsunami Surge in Keahou Bay

The image that the Starbulletin Leads the Story with

The image that the Starbulletin Leads the Story with

Now you wonder why I think our papers suck… it’s from moves like this!

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