Hurricane Douglas within 'razor thin' distance of Hawaii
Surfers take on large waves generated by Hurricane Douglas at Laie Beach Park, Sunday, July 26, 2020, in Laie, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)HONOLULU Hurricane Douglas came within razor thin distance of the Hawaiian Islands but spared the state the worst of the strong winds, storm surge and flooding officials had warned about. It had maximum sustained winds of 85 mph (140 kph), making it a Category 1 hurricane. President Donald Trump issued an emergency declaration for Hawaii because of the hurricane, directing federal assistance to supplement state and local response efforts. A warning for Maui and a hurricane watch for the Big Island were canceled.