Oprah Winfrey
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July 12, 2019 - 12:56 pm
By Marianne Garvey, CNN (CNN) -- Oprah Winfrey got a "big mahalo" for opening her private road on her property in Maui to help people quickly escape a brush fire that broke out Thursday. Residents in the town of Maalaea and parts of Kihei were sent an evacuation notice on their phones, and flights...
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Amanda Eller
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May 25, 2019 - 10:54 am
By Dakin Andone and Madeline Holcombe, CNN (CNN) -- More than two weeks ago, Amanda Eller hiked into a forest in Hawaii and disappeared. Since then, rescuers such as Javier Cantellops have scoured the Makawao Forest Reserve on the island of Maui, searching for the 35-year-old physical therapist and...
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Loren, right, and Ruby Aquino, of Honolulu, load water into their car ahead of Hurricane Lane, Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018 in Honolulu.
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August 23, 2018 - 6:54 am
By Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) — As emergency shelters opened, rain began to pour and cellphone alerts went out, the approaching hurricane started to feel real for Hawaii residents. Hurricane Lane was forecast to continue its northwest turn into the islands Thursday,...
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This NASA satellite imagery shows Hurricane Lane in the Central Pacific Ocean southeast of the Hawaiian Islands Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018.
August 22, 2018 - 11:40 am
By Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii residents rushed to stores to stock up on bottled water, ramen, toilet paper and other supplies as they faced the threat of heavy rain, flash flooding and high surf as a strengthening hurricane continued to churn toward the state...
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