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Tropical Storm Iselle Makes Historic Landfall in Hawaii - 06 Aug 2014
Tropical Storm Iselle touched down on the main island of Hawaii early Friday morning, bringing winds of 50 mph, a deluge of rainfall and the possibility of flash floods, according to the National Weather Service. Iselle descended at 2:45 local time (8 ...
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2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season Fast Facts

KITV Honolulu - 19 Sep 2017
The National Weather Service defines a hurricane as "an intense tropical weather system with well-defined circulation and sustained winds of 74 mph (64 knots) or higher." Hurricanes are rated according to intensity on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind ...
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'Hurricane boy' celebrates 25th birthday in Hawaii

Seattle Times - 13 Sep 2017
HONOLULU (AP) — It was a wicked day in Hawaii 25 years ago when Minoneti Latu went into labor with her son. Rain, wind and chaos hit Kauai as Latu's driver swerved around electric poles, wires and detours on their way to the hospital. There was no ...
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Hurricane Jose to turn a half-loop in Atlantic

Hawaii News Now - 12 Sep 2017
Hurricane Jose is heading southeast at 9 mph about 495 miles northeast of the Bahamas and 410 miles south-southwest of Bermuda, as of an 11 p.m. ET advisory from the National Hurricane Center. Jose is no Irma, however. It's a Category 1 hurricane with ...
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Jose Declared A Hurricane (Again) On Friday

Hawaiipublicradio - 15 Sep 2017
People who live along the U.S. East Coast from North Carolina up to New England should monitor Hurricane Jose, forecasters say. The storm's winds won't get close to land until Sunday or Monday — but it was formally declared a hurricane again on Friday ...
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YMCA of Honolulu collects donations for Hurricane Harvey victims

KHON2 - 16 Sep 2017
A three-day donation drive for families affected by Hurricane Harvey kicked off Friday at YMCA of Honolulu. YMCA of Honolulu is partnering with Pasha Hawaii and Hawaii Stevedores to fill and ship a 40-foot container to Greater Houston YMCA. Thirty-four ...
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What to expect from Hurricane Irma

KITV Honolulu - 11 Sep 2017
(CNN) -- Packing winds of 130 mph, Hurricane Irma blasted Florida over the weekend, first making landfall in the Florida Keys as a Category 4 storm. The storm made a second landfall hours later as a Category 3 storm on Marco Island, a city and barrier ...
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Beware fake Hurricane Irma forecasts

Hawaii News Now - 01 Sep 2017
It is uncertain where the hurricane will head and what part of the U.S. coast may be threatened. One fake Hurricane Irma forecast showed the storm hitting Houston, which has already been hard-hit by floods from deadly, destructive Hurricane Harvey.
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Former Hawaii residents in Florida prepare ahead of Hurricane Irma

Hawaii News Now - 06 Sep 2017
"Most of the houses around here, after a certain time period, were built to handle hurricane strength weather, but nothing can really prepare you for a Category 4 or a 5," said Khrysti Hunsworth, former Oahu resident. The Hunsworth family lives in ...
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Powerful Hurricane Irma hits first Caribbean islands

Honolulu Star-Advertiser - 06 Sep 2017
In this geocolor image captured by GOES-16 and released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Hurricane Irma, a potentially catastrophic category 5 hurricane, moves westward, this morning, in the Atlantic Ocean toward the Leeward ...
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Crazy Shirts sending 'Aloha' to Hurricane Harvey survivors

Hawaii News Now - 01 Sep 2017
HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, many people are wondering what they can do to help disaster survivors. Days after the hurricane hit, the Hawaii-based t-shirt company Crazy Shirts has already donated a large check ...
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Tropical Storm Irma expected to become hurricane on Thursday

Hawaii News Now - 30 Aug 2017
Tropical Storm Irma is forecast to head west over the next several days. (Source: NHC). (RNN) - Tropical Storm Irma, which formed Wednesday morning, is intensifying in the Atlantic Ocean, and is expected to become a hurricane on Thursday.
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Powerful Category 4 Hurricane Irma aims at Caribbean islands

Honolulu Star-Advertiser - 05 Sep 2017
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico >> Officials across the northeastern Caribbean canceled airline flights, shuttered schools and urged people to hunker down indoors as Hurricane Irma barreled toward the region as a powerful Category 4 storm expected to strengthen ...

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