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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.

What People are Saying About Hurricane Iselle, Tropical Storm Julio on Twitter

What happens when a hurricane is headed our way? Hawaii residents dash to Costco, Walmart and Safeway to stock up on goods, then tweet about it.

Hurricane Iselle Has Us Wondering: What Would Happen if a Category 4 Hurricane Hit Oahu?

On Kauai in 1992, it took four months to fully restore power, water and phone service after Iniki. What would it look like if such a hurricane hit Oahu?

University of Hawaii at Manoa Students Stage Sit-in to Protest Firing of Chancellor Tom Apple

Here’s how it went down, in photos.

We’re Pumped! Neglected Kakaako Pumping Station Gets T.L.C.

A historic but neglected local building finally gets a new tenant.

New Aiea Public Library Preserves Historic Sugar Mill Style

Aiea’s new public library was built on the site of a sugar mill. And it shows.

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