Tsunami waves hit Hawaii, sweep across islands

Friday, March 11, 2011 | 8:11 a.m. CST; updated 10:42 a.m. CST, Friday, March 11, 2011

HONOLULU — A tsunami hit Hawaii in the early morning hours Friday and waves were sweeping through the island chain after an earthquake in Japan sparked evacuations throughout the Pacific and as far as the U.S. western coast.