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Hawaii residents prepare for Hurricane Lane

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Governor David Ige talks about Hurricane Lane on Wednesday. Hurricane Lane has weakened as it approaches Hawaii but was still expected to pack a wallop, forecasters said.
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Department heads listen in on Gov. David Ige's plans.
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Governor David Ige talks with department heads.
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Mayor Kirk Caldwell held a multi- governmental agency press conference at the Frank Fasi Municipal Building on Wednesday.
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Sandbags lined the property of the Halekulani Hotel in Waikiki as part of the preparation for Hurricane Lane.
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Josh Watts loads bags of sand that he’s collected in Waianae. He is with his wife Lisha who is watching their one-year-old son Laker.
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A woman fills up her car as other vehicles line up behind her for gasoline at Costco in Kapolei in preparation for Hurricane Lane.
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Kainalu Kitashima hands his father a piece of wood to help tie down their tiny home in preparation for Hurricane Lane along Ewa Beach.
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Kaipo Popa secures plywood to protect windows on a home in preparation for Hurricane Lane in Kapolei.
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Michael Chong, Don Quijote manager, moves cases of water to the floor.
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Shoppers at Don Quijote get cases of water.
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Shoppers at Don Quijote line up with their carts.
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City Mill hardware store sales associate Lisa Lavilla, left, talks to customer Ginger McCorriston about hurricane supplies on Wednesday. McCorriston was trying to find duck tape and batteries before they run out.
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City Mill hardware store sales associate Thom West, left, fills up several propane tanks for Tony Cao on Wednesday. Cao said he waited nearly two hours in line for propane. Although he already stocked up on fresh food, Cao the most important things to have during Hurricane Lane were Spam and Vienna savage as you don't need to cook them.
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Contractor David Meyer pushes a plywood board into place over a window in preparation of the approaching strong winds of Hurricane Lane on Wednesday.
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Contractor David Meyer, bottom, pushes a plywood board to Alecia Cone, left, and Craig Maromoto as they cover a window in preparation of the approaching strong winds expected from Hurricane Lane on Wednesday.
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Traffic backs up for more than a city block as cars wait to get into a parking lot at a local hardware store on Wednesday.
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Aly Klein, right, and her mother Clarice Klein walks out of a local hardware store with several buckets of hurricane supplies on Wednesday.
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Customers queue for propane at a local hardware store on Wednesday. Hurricane Lane has weakened as it approaches Hawaii but was still expected to pack a wallop, forecasters said.
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People check out at a grocery story ahead of Hurricane Lane on Wednesday.
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Loren, right, and Ruby Aquino, of Honolulu, load water into their car ahead of Hurricane Lane on Wednesday.
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Steven Hamanaka, left, and Mike Fernandez, share a tent in a homeless camp at Kakaako Waterfront Park on Wednesday.
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People mull around a homeless camp situated in Kakaako Waterfront Park on Wednesday.
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People mull around a homeless camp situated in Kakaako Waterfront Park on Wednesday.
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Rudy Kok, left, and Mary Kok pull their dingy out out of the harbor to secure to their sailing boat in preparation of Hurricane Lane.
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A shopper walks past a monitor displaying hurricane information in several different languages inside a hotel Waikiki on Wednesday.
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A notice in Korean gives information about the approaching Hurricane Lane inside a hotel Waikiki on Wednesday.
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With several monitor displaying hurricane information in several different languages behind them, two women sit at a desk inside a Waikiki hotel on Wednesday.
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Honeymooners Gina Guirreri, left, and Miles Guirreri, both from New Orleans, FaceTime with family assuring them of their safety before Hurricane Lane hits.
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Brianna Sugimura unloads supplies for riding out the storm while her children, Radon-Kai and Kanaloa watch in the parking lot of a Walmart store today in Lihue. Hurricane Lane "is forecast to move dangerously close to the main Hawaiian islands as a hurricane later this week, potentially bringing damaging winds and life-threatening flash flooding from heavy rainfall," the weather service's Central Pacific Hurricane Center warned as it got closer to the state.
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Bryce and Dom Boeder of Waimea, Kauai, load their truck with storm supplies today in the parking lot of a Walmart store in Lihue, Kauai.
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Taro and Taina Leong of Kekaha, Kauai, are among the customers leaving a Walmart store with supplies to prepare for Hurricane Lane today in Lihue, Kauai.
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All bulk water was gone in Big Save on Kauai as residents prepared for Hurricane Lane today.
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The Big Save parking lot on Kauai was full as residents prepared for Hurricane Lane today.
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Propane queue at Ace hardware on Kauai as residents prepared for Hurricane Lane today.
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Residents line up for gas at the Shell Station on Kauai as they prepared for Hurricane Lane today.
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Gov. David Ige (front, center) had a press conference today about Hurricane Lane at the governor's ceremonial room at the state Capitol.
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Sandbags are seen near a stairway at the Ewa end of the Sheraton hotel on Monday. People are being urged to be prepared and expect heavy rains and possible flash floods as Hurricane Lane nears.
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Mayor Kirk Caldwell, center, receives a briefing from the Central Pacific Hurricane Center on Hurricane Lane at the Emergency Operations Center today.
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KAT WADE / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER

Catrin Runeke, left, Matilda Wegmann and Alice Rossi, all foreign students at the EF International Language School in Waikiki, called for an Uber ride to get their supplies for Hurricane Lane they purchased among the crowd at the Walmart.
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As the water isle empties quickly, Pam Ishihara, left, and her daughter Sam Ishihara choose a variety of the remaining few bottles of water in preparation for Hurricane Lane at the Kapahulu Safeway.
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Julian Ramos buys cases of water for his family in preparation for Hurricane Lane at the Kapahulu Safeway.
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Michelle Young, of Kaimuki, gets supplies ahead of Hurricane Lane.
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Dwayne Priester buys cases of water in preparation for Hurricane Lane at the Kapahulu Safeway on Tuesday.
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Dennis Almodova, left, waits for propane at City Mill on Waialae ahead of Hurricane Lane.
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Jodi Nishida and Sam Delovio, of Kaimuki, buy plywood ahead of Hurricane Lane.
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Jonathan Mack, of Manoa, gathers supplies ahead of Hurricane Lane.
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Residents lined up for gas at Texaco on Waialae to prepare for Hurricane Lane.
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Residents lined up for gas at Texaco on Waialae to prepare for Hurricane Lane.
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A woman puts in gas at Texaco on Waialae to prepare for Hurricane Lane.