Honolulu Skydiving Crash
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June 22, 2019 - 4:50 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — A skydiving plane crashed and burst into flames just after takeoff from a small seaside airfield on the island of Oahu, killing 11 people, officials said Saturday. Authorities initially reported that nine people died in the crash Friday evening and that three of them were customers...
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September 03, 2018 - 8:26 am
By Lilit Marcus, CNN (CNN) -- Many travelers hear the words "national park" and immediately imagine vast expanses of land with no people around for miles. But there's much more to America's National Parks Service than destinations such as Joshua Tree and Yellowstone. Quite a few of the country's...
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David Crocker, who is homeless, pushes his belongings past a puddle in Kihei on the Hawaiian island of Maui, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018.
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August 26, 2018 - 9:21 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Hurricane Lane secured its place in the history books before it quickly dissipated into a tropical storm and moved off from Hawaii. The storm caused damage, mostly on the Big Island, where rivers raged near Hilo and nearly 40 people had to be rescued from homes. There were no deaths...
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August 25, 2018 - 10:53 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Strong winds have died down but officials warned Saturday that torrential rains still remained a big threat to Hawaii after once-powerful Hurricane Lane was downgraded to a tropical storm. Forecasters said as much as 10 more inches (25 centimeters) of rain could fall on Oahu and...
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(Jessica Henricks via AP)
August 24, 2018 - 9:34 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Hurricane Lane took aim at the Hawaiian islands on Friday, bringing torrential rains that immersed a city in waist-deep water and forced some residents and tourists to flee flooding homes, while others flocked to Honolulu's famed Waikiki Beach to jump off seawalls with boogie boards...
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August 24, 2018 - 3:48 pm
By Faith Karimi and Steve Almasy (CNN) -- Hurricane Lane is inundating parts of Hawaii with life-threatening amounts of rain as it crawls toward the state, and the storm's most powerful winds are expected to whip the central islands Friday night. The Category 2 storm 's center -- about 180 miles...
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Honolulu's city council is scheduled to vote on a bill that won't allow ride-hailing services to impose so-called "surge pricing" on riders if the fee is higher than a maximum amount set by the city.
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June 07, 2018 - 7:34 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu leaders approved a measure Wednesday to limit prices that ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft can charge during peak demand, a cap that the companies say would be the first restriction of its kind in the United States. The measure would prevent "surge pricing" if...
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