Hilton Hawaiian Village canceled its weekly Friday fireworks show. A spokeswoman said they feared the water would be too high, and would likely cover the beach where people gather to watch. In front of Fort DeRussy, there’s normally plenty of room for beach chairs, but on Thursday, water washed up all the way to the wall and onto the rock path. With a south shore swell expected to roll in Friday, researchers say conditions will get even worse, and hotels are already making preparations. “I am surprised actually. This is higher than I thought, and so it makes me even more worried about tomorrow,” said Mark Merrifield&

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