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Hawaii braces for a rare double blast of hurricanes

Hawaii is bracing for a rare double blast of hurricanes, with Hurricane Iselle — Hawaii's first hurricane in 22 years — expected to hit on Thursday night. Hurricane Julio is due a few days later. Hawaii County was placed under a hurricane warning on Wednesday. "The surfers get excited about these storms, but everyone else is freaking out," said Chris Owens, owner of East Side Builders. Both storms were expected to weaken before landfall. Read more at CNN.