Red Cross: Be prepared for any disaster

January 16, 2018

In light of Saturday’s false ballistic missile alert, the American Red Cross on Monday reminded Hawaii residents to remain prepared for any disaster, natural or man-made. Although the chances of a nuclear attack are low, the chances of a hurricane or tsunami striking Hawaii are significantly greater, and require similar preparations, said Coralie Chun Matayoshi, CEO of the American Red Cross’ Hawaii chapter.

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The Big Island real estate market ended 2017 in a strong position after residential sales increased islandwide from 2016. Not only did the final quarter of 2017 see residential property sales on Hawaii Island rise slightly — from 2,307 in 2016 to 2,494 — the median residential sales price increased by about 6 percent to $350,000, according to listing service sales data.

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