A Flood Potential Outlook for the state says heavy rain and flash flooding are possible Thursday and Friday. A tropical storm warning was also issued for offshore waters between 40 and 240 nautical miles around Hawaiʻi.
Council Member Riki Hokama is calling on Hawaiʻi elected officials in Congress to support and advocate for long-term transportation funding to make sure counties can invest in significant infrastructure for the community.
A 21-foot recreational vessel had sunk and that those aboard were clinging to three kayaks that they tied together. The incident was reported on Sunday in the Kaiwi Channel, about 12 miles west of Molokaʻi.
The system was located about 1,245 miles east of Hilo, and 1,345 miles ESE of Kahului this morning, and was moving west at 10 mph. The system has sustained winds of 140 mph and is expected to move into the Central Pacific sometime on Tuesday.