While it was reported that "most" runners finished, it wasn't clear how many died. The government had issued a BLUE WARNING, meaning, the air quality was unsuitable for outdoor activities. Not sure what blue means, for:
particulate matter (PM) size: PM10 micron by the world and PM2.5 micron by China. In general, you can inhale a 10 micron particle, but the smaller 2.5 micron is far more dangerous, as it gets into your blood stream.
September, was the hottest on record. This April, May, June and August also equalled or broke the all-time monthly highs:
"We shouldn't be beating the all-time records without an intense El Nino," said Andy Pitman (right), director of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate System Science at the University of NSW. "What the hell's going to happen when we do get [one]?"
Hurricane Ana remains at 80 MPH, is today south of Kauai/Niihau, and will turn north from tomorrow.
Best as I could tell, Ana was kind to Hawaii. Honolulu has had gentle rains for a day and a half now, with sunlight expected this afternoon. Whew!