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Storms Aplenty, But Hurricanes Rare in Hawaii

Tropical Storm Flossie is expected to make landfall in Hawaii today (July 29), battering the state's black sand beaches and tall, tropical volcanoes with 45 mph (75 kph) winds and localized rainfall of up to 15 inches (38 centimeters). Full story

Tropical Storm Flossie heads to Hawaii

   It’s unlikely that Flossie will become a hurricane, but the tropical system may impact the Hawaiian Islands as early as Monday morning. Weather Channel meteorologist Jim Cantore reports.

Keeping Hawaii’s cultural traditions alive

   The Hawaiian Islands are full of beauty and steeped with cultural traditions passed down from one generation to the next. TODAY’s Willie Geist reports on how native Hawaiians are working to keep hula dancing, the Hawaiian language, and more alive.

Hawaii travel tips: Choosing the perfect island

   Travel writer Brian Berusch gives an overview of each Hawaiian island to help you decide which is the best fit for your next trip to the Aloha State.

Where Do Hawaii's Great White Sharks Come From?

Although it's a relatively rare occurrence, great white sharks have occasionally been sighted near the Hawaiian Islands throughout history (and even prehistory — teeth from white sharks have been found in artifacts from ancient islanders). Full story

Terrifying Hawaiian riptide caught on camera

   Author John Hoover was diving off the Hawaiian island of Maui when a huge wave created an underwater vacuum that pulled him backward over the rocks. Hoover was not hurt.

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