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Hawaii Red Cross has 48 volunteers assisting the Hurricane Harvey and Irma disasters

A total of 48 Hawaii Red Cross volunteers have been deployed for the wide-ranging American Red Cross response to Hurricane Harvey and Irma. For Harvey, a total of 31 volunteers were deployed: 15 from Oahu, 10 from the Big Island, 5 from Maui, and 1 from Molokai. For Irma, a total 17 volunteers were deployed: […]

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As the major hurricane takes aim for Texas, several refineries have shut down in Corpus Christi, while a major refining hub in Houston continues to operate, but may come under attack from Harvey over the weekend, resulting in a possible large disruption to gasoline supply, sending gas prices higher across not only the South, but much of the country. The shutdowns have led wholesale gasoline prices to rise nearly 10 cents per gallon, varying by location with the largest jumps in the Gulf, unsurprisingly.

Hurricane Harvey pushes U.S. gas prices up

As the major hurricane takes aim for Texas, several refineries have shut down in Corpus Christi, while a major refining hub in Houston continues to operate, but may come under attack from Harvey over the weekend, resulting in a possible large disruption to gasoline supply, sending gas prices higher across not only the South, but […]

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