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Our 10 most popular stories of 2018

See the stories that were on our reader's mind, and revisit some of the moments that defined Hawaii's past year.

Hawaii has been in the headlines this year. After the eruption of Mauna Kea and the flooding on Kauai's north shore, the USS Arizona Memorial closed indefinitely, and we here at HAWAII Magazine have been covering it all. Check out the list below to revisit our ten most popular stories of 2018.

1. 6 iconic tropical flowers that will make you think of Hawaii
 

Photo: Eric Tessmer/Flickr

 

2. 20 Hawaii dishes you must try when traveling to the Islands
 

Photo: Aaron Yoshino

 

3. How to make Hawaii-style shoyu chicken 
 

Photo: Tracy Chan

 

4. People can't stop seeing Pele in the lava
 

Photo: Matt Forney

 

5. 7 things to know about what you can bring into, and take out of Hawaii
 

Photo: Thinkstock

 

6. The USS Arizona Memorial is closed indefinitely
 

Photo: Brett Seymour/NPS

 

7. 5 best luau on the Big Island
 

Photo: Courtesy of Mauna Kea Resort

 

8. How to make Hawaii-style pumpkin crunch
 

Photo: Matthew Dekneef  

 

9. Hawaii Volcanologist: 'It's absolutely safe to come to Hawaii Island'
 

Photo: David Croxford

 

10. 16 mistakes travelers make when visiting Hawaii for the first time
 

Photo: Elena Bragg