HONOLULU (AP) – Iselle was supposed to weaken as it slowly trudged west across the Pacific. It didn’t – and now Hawaii is poised to take its first direct hurricane hit in 22 years. Tracking close behind it was Hurricane Julio, which strengthened early Thursday into a Category 2 storm.


  • Pray that these storms change paths away from any land and dissipate in the sea causing no harm to people or land.
  • Pray for safety of the people of Hawaii and any other Pacific Islands.
  • Pray for peace in the weather and in the hearts of the Hawaiian people.


  • God is in control and The Hawaiian people are praising their way through the storms!

Interesting Facts About Hawaii

Hawaii flagCapital: Honolulu

Motto: Ua mau ke ea o ka aina I ka pono
(The life of the land is perpetuated in righteousness.)

Population: 1,404,054

E-mail Hawaii Congressperson:
U.S. House:
113th Congress
U.S. Senate: 113th Congress

State Information: Known as the “Aloha State” (in Hawaiian, “aloha” can mean “hello”), Hawaii is a group of volcanic islands in the central Pacific Ocean that together became the 50th state in 1959. The state’s name is possibly derived from a native Hawaiian word for homeland, hawaiki or owhyhee. Today, Hawaii, whose capital is Honolulu, is often called the “Crossroads of the Pacific” and is a popular vacation spot. The colorful hibiscus is the state flower.

Interesting Facts information from the following websites:
Congressperson e-mail: http://bensguide.gpo.gov/3-5/state/
State Information: http://www.americaslibrary.gov/es/index.php
Flag/Population/Motto: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hawaii
Map: http://nationalatlas.gov/printable/reference.html

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