Gov. Neil Abercrombie today announced the appointment of Gilbert Keith-Agaran to state Senate to represent Hawaii’s 5th senatorial district, a seat recently left vacant by Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutsui.
The new year has begun, but some things will hopefully never change. Namely, wintertime northwest swells. 2013 already looks like it will be a good year for surf with plenty of fairly large NW swells lining up for Hawaii.
Wild weather on Maui forced a suspension of play on opening day of the Hyundai Tournament of Champions, power outages in Olinda and Haleakala, downed trees and branches across the island, and blustery conditions at the higher elevations.