Hawaiians stock up as hurricane nears

Posted: August 7, 2014 at 5:33 a.m.

This image provided by NOAA taken Wednesday shows Hurricane Iselle (left) and Hurricane Julio. Iselle, spinning nearer the Hawaiian Islands, has strengthened rather than weakened, forecasters said.

Hawaii residents stocked up on essentials Wednesday as two hurricanes churned toward the islands, prompting flash-flood warnings, closing schools and disrupting travel plans across the islands.

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