Tag: Hawaii

Hurricane Panic Syndrome Sweeps Hawaii Ahead of Iselle

UPDATED 1217pm HST
from the National Weather Service in Honolulu:
NWSHonolulu ‏@NWSHonolulu
#Iselle onset times for sustained tropical storm winds (39+ mph): 4 pm Big Island, 9 pm Maui, 6 am Fri Oahu, 4 pm Fri Kauai.
Here is the ‘hurricane’ that closed down …

Sugar Cane Burning

Growing up on the Big Island of Hawaii, I remember stories of how the sugar cane industry died so long ago, and how the Big Island economy died along with it. So when I first moved to Maui, I was …