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‘Cruel sun’ at noon comes back in July

  • JAMM AQUINO / MARCH 3

    The overhead sun returns in Hawaii in July, a phenomenon unique to the tropics and which never occurs in the other 49 states.

While we lose the Southern Cross from the Hawaiian Islands by the time July starts, the month does provide a last chance to catch the brilliant stars Alpha and Beta Centauri, the best summertime stars we see in Hawaii and which are not visible from most of the United States. Read more

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