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Father, son quarantined with COVID-19 in Hawaii

A father and his teenage son with COVID-19 were quarantined by the Honolulu authorities this week. The teenager, who is said to “violate the COVID quarantine restriction,” was spotted by a Honolulu police officer on patrol in a mall on Tuesday morning, police said in a statement on Tuesday. “The teenager’s father came over [a] Shortly afterwards, both men were …

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Hurricane Douglas could only be the third in modern history to land in Hawaii

There were a handful of tropical storm landscapes on the islands, but storms with hurricane force were very rare. The two cases since 1900 in which a hurricane landed were hurricane Iniki (1992) and hurricane Dot (1959). Iniki was a strong Category 4 storm on landing and Hurricane Dot (Category 1). “It’s fairly common for hurricanes to move to Hawaii, …

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Hurricane Douglas intensified into a major hurricane as it headed toward Hawaii

“The Hawaiian Islands should monitor Douglas’s progress,” says the National Hurricane Center (NHC). “There is an increasing likelihood that strong winds, dangerous surf, and heavy rainfall will affect parts of the state from Saturday evening or Sunday.” Tropical storm winds are expected to arrive on the Big Island on Saturday evening local time. The storm is 895 miles east-southeast of …

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Hundreds of flight attendants from Hawaii are due to be released this fall

HONOLULU (KHON2) – Although Hawaii’s visitor numbers continue to grow, it’s nothing compared to a year ago when tourism was booming before the pandemic. Hundreds of United and Delta Air Lines flight attendants could be out of work this fall. COVID-19 has devastated the aviation industry since March. Two of the largest airlines in North America – United and Delta …

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Pompeo meets with a Chinese colleague in Hawaii to talk about trade, Hong Kong, and human rights

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with his Chinese counterpart in Hawaii on Wednesday, when relations between the two nations fell to their lowest level in ten years, from Beijing’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic to Hong Kong’s autonomy. The meeting of Pompeo and Yang Jiechi started informally at dinner on Tuesday and continued on Wednesday at the Pearl Harbor-Hickam …

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New York man arrested in Hawaii after posting beach photos on Instagram

The 23-year-old man was arrested for violating Hawaii’s mandatory 14-day quarantine rule and committed “unwarranted falsification of authority,” the Hawaii governor’s office said in a statement. He arrived in O’ahu on Monday and quickly posted numerous pictures of himself on the beach on Instagram. He said he used public transportation to get to the many places he had imagined, the …

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The largest shield volcano on earth was discovered in the Hawaii Islands

Scientists have identified the world’s largest shield volcano in the Hawaiian Islands, which is barely visible over the Pacific waters. The Pūhāhonu volcano is located in the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument in the northwest of the Hawaii Islands. Mauna Loa on the large island of Hawaii has long been considered the largest volcano in the world, although researchers are now …

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