Since Chinese immigrants first started coming to the United States in the mid 1800s, many have congregated, at least initially, in Chinatowns. But as immigration slows, and China's economy roars, that flow of immigrants is drying up. And that's meant Chinatowns across the country are facing changes.
Rob Williams, seismologist with the U.S. Geological Survey explains how we track tsunamis and why we can follow this one across the Pacific. Bill Dorman at Hawaii Public Radio says that he hasn't seen water disturbances so far as he monitors his state.
Bill Dorman, News Director at Hawaii Public Radio discusses the evacuation efforts taking place in Honolulu, HI. Arthur Lerner-Lam, seismologist and interim director of the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory talks about the earthquake on the sea floor.
Today marks the 75th anniversary of Amelia Earhart's successful flight from Honolulu to Oakland, California. To help update the history of women in aviation we talk to the first woman to join part of the elite Thunderbird squad of the Air Force.
Anti-government protesters in Thailand have ended a week-long occupation of Bangkok airport...and it's now set to reopen. The World's Traci Tong tells us why that's good news for the tourist industry in Hawaii.
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