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Hawaii ranks third on Forbes Magazine's 'America's Safest Cities' list

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - According to the latest Forbes Magazine study, Honolulu made the list of "America's Safest Cities."

Honolulu came in third, trailing number one ranked Plano, Texas and number two ranked Portland, Oregon.

The magazine looked at cities with a population above 250,000.

They ranked each city according to the number of crimes per 100,000 residents in 2009 based on the Federal Bureau Investigation report.

Forbes also looked at the number of traffic fatalities per 100,000 residents. They obtained that data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 2008 report.

For the complete list visit http://www.forbes.com/2010/10/11/safest-cities-america-crime-accidents-lifestyle-real-estate-danger.html

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