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Iselle Weakens To Tropical Storm As It Hits Hawaii’s Big Island

By Maya Srikrishnan, Los Angeles Times Tropical Storm Iselle reached Hawaii’s Big Island and Maui early Friday morning, bringing heavy rain, strong winds, downed trees, and scattered power outages as the state also braced for a second storm on Sunday morning, a rare one-two punch for the islands. Iselle, which has weakened from a Category […]

August 8, 2014

Hawaii Residents, Tourists Hunker Down For Possibility Of Two Big Storms

By Maya Srikrishnan, Los Angeles Times As Hurricanes Iselle and Julio headed toward Hawaii, Stan Lawrence boarded up his surf shop in downtown Hilo. “It’s safer to be closed,” Lawrence said Thursday morning, although the sun was shining. Later, the rain began. The last time a hurricane hit the state was in 1992, when Iniki […]

August 8, 2014

Quake Hits As Hawaii Braces For Hurricanes

By Maya Srikrishnan, Los Angeles Times As Hawaii braced Thursday for two hurricanes — which would be the first to hit the state in 22 years — a magnitude 4.5 earthquake shook Waimea on the eastern shore of the Big Island, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said some areas […]

August 7, 2014