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Hawaii braces for hurricane, tropical storm

Wednesday, August 06, 2014 - 00:47

Storm preparations are underway in Hawaii as locals and tourists brace for both a hurricane and a tropical storm. Linda So reports.

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They're stocking up and gassing up in Hawaii. People there are bracing for a one-two punch from Hurricane Iselle and Tropical Storm Julio. The first of the two storms is expected to hit on Thursday. The Big Island bracing for its full effect. SOUNDBITE: DARRYL OLIVEIRA, HAWAII COUNTY CIVIL DEFENSE, SAYING: "Our concern is the entire island, system this size, bringing rain wind and surf, island wide impact." At the Costco in Honolulu, shoppers are filling their carts with the essentials. Store shelves are running dry. SOUNDBITE: UNIDENTIFIED HAWAII RESIDENT, SAYING: "If you haven't made it out, I would get here as soon as possible because things are running pretty bare." People in Honolulu have been advised to have enough supplies to last at least seven days.

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Hawaii braces for hurricane, tropical storm

Wednesday, August 06, 2014 - 00:47