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Hawaii

  1. Hurricane Lane Downgraded to Tropical Storm As Hawaii Escapes CatastropheThe storm continues to dump rain on parts of the state, but things could have been considerably worse.
  2. As Hurricane Lane Approaches Hawaii, the Flooding BeginsHawaii hasn’t seen a storm like this in decades.
  3. midterms
    ‘Blue Dog’ Moderate Ed Case Wins Primary for House Seat in Deep Blue HawaiiA former congressman who supported the Iraq War and champions bipartisanship defeated a strong group of candidates in the heavily Democratic state.
  4. 2018 elections
    Please Enjoy the Chillest Campaign Ad You’ve Ever SeenIn which Hawaii congressional candidate and Democratic Socialist Kaniela Ing strums a ukulele and explains the tenets of his platform.
  5. Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano Erupts, But It Wasn’t the ‘Big One’After weeks of activity, it shot an ash plume 30,000 feet into the air early Thursday morning, prompting safety warnings and school closures.
  6. hawaii volcano eruption
    Dramatic Images of the Hawaiian Volcano Eruption“This is a very fast-moving situation. This is unfortunately not the end.”
  7. the urbanist: honolulu
    Go Deeper: What to Read, Watch, and Download Before Visiting HonoluluOur list of essentials includes the Holoholo podcast, how-to pidgin videos, and some very enviable Instagram accounts.
  8. the urbanist: honolulu
    Hike a Volcano, Volunteer on a Taro Farm, and Other Ways to Escape WaikikiWhen you’re full up on Honolulu, head for the hills. And by hills we mean volcanoes.
  9. the urbanist: honolulu
    Mai Tais, Lava Flows, and Japanese Whisky: Where to Drink in HonoluluThe bar scene on Oahu is as diverse as the island itself, slinging polished cocktails and craft beers alongside neo-tiki concoctions.
  10. the urbanist: honolulu
    The Insider’s Guide to Honolulu’s ChinatownHonolulu native Laurien “Lala” Nuss highlights the wet markets, galleries, restaurants, and performance spaces that make the area special.
  11. the urbanist: honolulu
    EDM Downtown and Jazz in Chinatown: A Live Music Guide to HonoluluWhatever you’re in the mood to hear — throbbing house music, indie hip-hop, slack-key guitar — Aloha Got Soul’s Roger Bong knows where to find it.
  12. the urbanist: honolulu
    Poi Donuts and Other ‘Broke Da Mouth’ Desserts in HonoluluWe hope you packed your stretchy pants, because this city is delicious.
  13. the urbanist: honolulu
    What to Do in Kaka‘ako, Honolulu’s Hippest NeighborhoodWhatever you’re into right this hot minute — yoga, street art, karaoke, fancy toast — you’ll find a version of here.
  14. the urbanist: honolulu
    Where to Buy Reversible Bikinis, Vintage Kimonos, and More in HonoluluDon’t waste money on dashboard ornaments and cheap ukuleles. Shop for locally made keepsakes instead.
  15. the urbanist: honolulu
    Honolulu’s Best Beaches for Surfing, Snorkeling, and SunrisesThe hit list includes Diamond Head, Lanikai, Makapu’u, and of course Waikiki.
  16. the urbanist: honolulu
    Where Organic Farmers and Top Chefs Eat in HonoluluOahu is teeming with farm-to-table fare, though it’s true — many locals still have a place in their hearts for Spam.
  17. the urbanist: honolulu
    Week 5: Honolulu Is a Real City, Not Just a Vacation DestinationWaikiki is still a hit with tourists, but an inspiring wave of homegrown entrepreneurship has thrust many other neighborhoods into the spotlight.
  18. The Hawaii Missile Scare Was Caused by Overly Realistic DrillOne of the state’s emergency workers didn’t get the memo.
  19. select all
    Governor Couldn’t Take Back Missile Alert Because He Forgot His Twitter PasswordGovernor David Ige admitted he didn’t know his password.
  20. select all
    The Real Victims of the False Missile Alert Were Hawaiian MasturbatorsWho among us has not gotten horned up at the thought of not being blown to bits?
  21. This Is the Awful Design That Led Hawaii to Think It Was Getting NukedLooking at this system it’s almost surprising what happened in Hawaii didn’t happen sooner.
  22. The Frightening Lessons From Hawaii’s False Missile AlertSaturday’s mistake exposed serious problems with both state and federal emergency-alert procedures, and the public response.
  23. Hawaii Receives False-Alarm ‘Ballistic Missile Threat’ AlertThe automated message, a result of human error, even said that it was “not a drill.”
  24. l'amour
    Judge Orders Man to Write 144 Compliments About His Ex-GirlfriendBecause he sent her 144 “nasty” texts.
  25. crime scene
    Hawaiian Grocery Stores Reportedly Overrun With Spam BanditsStores have started putting the mystery meat into locked cases.
  26. Will GOP Let Alaska Keep Obamacare If Its Senator Votes to Kill It Nationally?Republicans are again throwing money at Alaska to get Lisa Murkowski’s vote on a health-care bill. But this time, they may offer more than money.
  27. immigration
    A ‘Pillar’ of Hawaii’s Coffee Industry Is Being DeportedHe runs a successful Kona coffee farm and works hard to better his community.
  28. Jeff Sessions Insults Hawaii by Suggesting It’s Not a Real StateThe attorney general is “amazed” a judge on “an island in the Pacific” is allowed to make rulings that affect the rest of the country.
  29. getting back to nature
    Why Does Hawaii Want to Ban This Sunscreen?Your sunscreen might be harming the sea.
  30. Hero Customers Pay Off Their Server’s Student LoansThey tipped her $400 on a $200 tab, then came back and gave her $10,000.
  31. Trump Team’s Words Could Sabotage the Second Travel Ban, Just Like the FirstThe revised order fixed a lot of legal problems—but the White House can’t fix the paper trail identifying it as an intended “Muslim ban.”
  32. politics
    Hawaii House Republican Leader Pushed Out After Speaking at the Women’s MarchBeth Fukumoto said she couldn’t promise not to keep speaking out against Trump.
  33. bans
    Restaurateurs Who Are So Over 2016 Post Sign Banning All Trump Voters“If you voted for Trump you can not eat here! No Nazis.”
  34. r.i.p.
    Keo Woolford, Independent Filmmaker and Hawaii Five-O Actor, Dead at 49Woolford also wrote and produced 2013’s The Haumana.
  35. A Waikiki Local’s Guide to OahuEven locals go snorkeling.
  36. Tropical Storm Hermine Is Gaining Strength As It Heads Toward FloridaForecasters expect the storm to intensify to a category 1 hurricane.
  37. Hiker Almost Falls Off ‘Stairway to Heaven’It was about a 2,700-foot drop.
  38. gallery
    Romance and Pineapple Whiskey in Hawaii During World War IICaptured in the new book Shore Leave.
  39. Another Accusation of Cruz Campaign Dirty TricksExactly how desperate is Marco Rubio to pick up a delegate in Hawaii tonight? 
  40. Seafood
    Can Fish Supplies Keep Up With Poke’s Growing Popularity?The resource-intensive dish is poised to become a major trend — and that could be problematic for the top-of-the-line fish often used to make it.
  41. Rants
    Ruby Tuesday Waiter Gets Stiffed by a Soldier, Insults Entire MilitaryNot surprisingly, he no longer has a job.
  42. look of the day
    Justin Bieber Enjoyed a Casual Golf OutingA chance to wear a polo and show off his practice swing.
  43. Creeping Lava From Hawaiian Volcano Slowly Takes Down Its First HomeThe residents had moved out weeks ago. 
  44. Hawaii Man Allegedly Assaults Woman in Plane BathroomHe was arrested when the flight returned to Honolulu. 
  45. Two Hurricanes Heading Toward HawaiiNot on vacation. 
  46. Brownie Points
    Hawaii Legislators Learn Their Charity Bake Sale Runs Afoul of Health DepartmentUnlicensed food sales are punishable with hefty fine.
  47. Michelle Obama Staying Where It’s WarmHawaii.
  48. The Obamas Made It to HawaiiChristmas vacation has officially begun.
  49. Hawaii Lawmaker to Stop Smashing Shopping CartsI guess I shouldn’t use the sledgehammer because it’s a really loaded image.”
  50. Hawaii Now a Destination for Same-Sex Weddings, TooTwenty years after making gay marriage a national issue.
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