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It’s Deer-Vehicle Crash Season: Hawai‘i Drivers Least Likely in the Nation to Hit a Deer

West Virginia drivers have a one in 39 chance of colliding with a deer. Our odds are 1 in 10,281, and that’s most likely on a neighbor island.

A New Community Center Will Give New Life to 114-Year-Old Kakaako Pumping Station

Pacific Gateway Center hopes to open community center by next summer.

As Lava Nears Pahoa on the Big Island, Here are Some Facts About Kilauea, By the Numbers

7 Facts about Kilauea, by the numbers, with awe-inspiring photos.

What It’s Like to Live on Hawaii Big Island’s Kilauea, the Most Active Volcano on Earth

It’s private, inexpensive and offers stunning views—but is it worth living in a house that could be torched at any moment? Meet the people who have made Kilauea their home.

What?! You’re Surprised Hello Kitty is Not a Cat?

Hawaii anthropologist and Hello Kitty author explains why in three questions.

What’s Open or Closed in Honolulu on Statehood Day

Here is a list of city services that will be available or suspended in observance of Hawaii’s Statehood Day on Aug. 15, 2014.

Last Major Hurricane to Slam Big Island of Hawaii May Have Been 1871

National Weather Service history recounts the Kohala Cyclone.

Worried About Hurricanes Iselle and Julio? Here’s How Forecasting has Improved Since Hurricane Iniki

Weather forecasting has come a long way since Hurricane Iniki devastated Kauai 22 years ago. These days we can tell what’s coming more accurately and much farther in advance.

What’s Closed or Canceled in Honolulu Due to Hurricanes Julio and Iselle

City suspends bus services and organizers cancel events as Hurricanes Iselle and Julio approach the Islands. Here’s a list of all the cancelations and closures in Honolulu.

18 Things That Are Sold Out at Honolulu’s Downtown Walmart Thanks to Hurricanes Iselle and Julio

Here’s a list of 18 hot items that are nearly sold out at Walmart.

This Week’s Grocery List: Everything You Need to Buy to Survive Hurricane Iselle

Do you have this in your house? The City and County of Honolulu thinks you should.

Hawaii Braces for Hurricanes Iselle and Julio: How to Prepare for a Hurricane 101

On Aug. 5, Honolulu County’s Department of Emergency Management spokesman John Cummings educated Waikiki residents on how to prepare for a direct hit from a hurricane.

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