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Anela Chavez, reporter

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Costumes. Candy. Jack o’ lanterns. Haunted attractions.

Halloween is a day to dress up as whatever you want, to eat candy until you feel like you are going to die, to get pumpkin guts all over your hands and to scream like a baby.

When October rolls around, places start to open up their haunted attractions. They can range anywhere from a house, an experience, trails and forests, hayrides, theme parks, mazes, hell houses, trains and rides, home and yard haunts, midnight shows and ghost runs. There are nearly 2,000 haunted attractions in the U.S..

Oahu has a few haunted attractions like The Haunted Plantation, Nightmares Live at the Dole Cannery, Scare Hawaii and even the Aloha Stadium.

When it comes to The Haunted Plantation many people say it is the scariest haunted house in Hawaii. Students that have been to the plantation said that on a scale of 1 to 10 it is a 10. Some even went over the scale.

Did you know?

  • Halloween is the second highest commercial holiday, Christmas being the first.
  • Samhainophobia is the fear of Halloween.
  • Halloween has been around for over 6,000 years.
  • The fastest pumpkin carving time: 24.03 seconds that included eyes, ears, nose and mouth.

Check out this Storify of social media post about Halloween.

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Anela Chavez, Editor-in-chief

My name is Anelalani, Anela for short. This is my third year of newswriting and my second as editor in chief of The Pinion. Last year, one of my news articles...

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