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Unearthed FEMA program to distribute blue tarps after disasters has space lasers crowd convinced they’re right about Maui fires

Painting your roof blue won't protect you from imaginary government space lasers.

On Sep 12, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

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No, the military didn’t arrest a FEMA employee over ‘mass grave site’ in Hawaii

One video about the conspiracy theory was viewed 3.3 million times.

On Sep 6, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

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Biden slammed for comparing fire where he ‘almost lost’ his ’67 Corvette to Maui blaze that killed at least 100

Biden has told the story before

On Aug 22, 2023 by Marlon Ettinger

TikTokers are asking why blue things aren't burning in Hawaii fries, claiming lasers involved

‘Lasers don’t like the color blue’: Why an image of an unburnt umbrella is at the center of Hawaii wildfire conspiracies

A blue umbrella is becoming a conspiratorial narrative.

On Aug 21, 2023 by Marlon Ettinger

woman with caption 'are we really recapping a Hawaiian vacation days after people burned alive, an entire town burned to the ground and people lost everything they owned!?!?' (l) woman posing for photo hiking in Hawaii (c) woman with caption 'are we really recapping a Hawaiian vacation days after people burned alive, an entire town burned to the ground and people lost everything they owned!?!?' (r)

‘Like read the room’: Woman blasted for posting joyful Hawaii vacation video


On Aug 15, 2023 by Sarah Kester

No Comment Joe Biden

‘Absolutely terrible’: Biden under fire for alleged ‘no comment’ response to rising death toll in Hawaii

Reports of lip reading are spreading doubt that he ever said 'no comment.'

On Aug 14, 2023 by Katherine Huggins

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‘Who is gonna tell him?’: TikToker says he woke up in Hawaii with ‘bug bites’—people think he has monkeypox

'Don't touch anyone.'

On Jul 27, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

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‘Immediately no’: Woman calls out tourists for taking photos with her children in Hawaii

'Oh hell no!!!!!'

On Jul 12, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

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‘I filmed myself when I get assaulted for NFT crypto art’: Police body-cam footage from Ezra Miller’s Hawaii arrest released

'What's your name? What's your badge number?'

On May 12, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski

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‘DON’T DO IT’: Native Hawai’ian TikToker calls out tourists for going on famous Haʻikū Stairs

'I've never been up these stairs ... and I never will because I have respect for Hawai'i and my homelands.'

On Nov 24, 2021 by Stacy Fernandez

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‘This is violence’: Viral school assignment asks students to justify destroying Native Hawaiian burial ground

'I am actually shaking right now reading this prompt.'

On Oct 27, 2021 by Sabine Joseph

Video shows members of the group questioning the woman asking them to leave

‘It’s the disrespect for me’: Video shows white tourists setting up barbecue on ‘sacred’ Hawaii beach

A Hawaiian woman confronted the group.

On Sep 9, 2021 by Samira Sadeque

'We are the storm' with the O in storm replaced with an elephant

QAnon has a firm grip on the GOP at the state and local level

The revolution is coming from the ground up.

On Jan 29, 2021 by Mike Rothschild

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Hawaii GOP official resigns amid backlash to tweets praising QAnon

Swift backlash leads Hawaii Republican Party official to resign.

On Jan 25, 2021 by Claire Goforth

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A ‘thicc’ Mark Zuckerberg covered in sunscreen becomes a new meme

'This photo of Mark Zuckerberg with way too much sunscreen and a dump truck a** is my new sleep paralysis demon.'

On Jul 19, 2020 by Mikael Thalen