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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.
2014.09.15 01:17 PM

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.
2014.09.11 10:50 AM

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.
2014.09.05 01:39 PM

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

Hawaii anthropologist and Hello Kitty author explains why in three questions.
2014.08.28 06:16 PM

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.
2014.08.11 03:55 PM

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

National Weather Service history recounts the Kohala Cyclone.
2014.08.07 10:45 PM

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.
2014.08.07 10:14 AM

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.
2014.08.06 05:28 PM

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.
2014.08.06 05:26 PM

Your Grocery List for Hurricane Season

The City & County of Honolulu has put together a list of things you should keep in your home—just in case.
2014.08.06 10:52 AM

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.
2014.08.06 10:23 AM

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.
2014.08.05 04:00 PM