Meteorologist Malika Dudley

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Meteorologist Malika Dudley

Malika was born and raised in Hilo. She began her career in news at KGMB9 in 2007. As a part of their weather team, Malika was nominated for two Emmy Awards and won the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Journalism Award for her reporting on Hawaii’s tsunami damage in 2011.

She is a Certified Meteorologist and graduate of the University of Hawaii at Mānoa with Bachelor of Arts degrees in Speech Communication and French. Malika leads the Maui Now weather team and enjoys conducting video interviews for Maui Now’s news and entertainment sections.

In her free time, the former Miss Hawaii is a black belt in karate, avid waterwoman, jewelry designer, singer, TV host and mommy blogger. Malika lives in Wailuku with her husband, Kaimi Judd, and their two children, Jackson and Waipuna.

Articles by Malika Dudley

March 20, 2019

Mark Your Calendar! Tomorrow is the Final SuperMoon of 2019

Mark your calendars! On Thursday March 21st, it is the third and final Supermoon of 2019...
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March 19, 2019

Video: Spring is Here!

Spring is officially here! At 11:58 am Hawaii standard time, March 20th, the sun will cross the celestial equator as its path across the sky appears to move farther north.
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March 18, 2019

Free Books for Maui County Keiki – How You Can Help ‘Book Trust’

Our Malika Dudley interviewed Book Trust Hawaii Director, Katie McMillan for details on their yearly extravaganza. View the video above for more on what Book Trust does here in Maui County...
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February 06, 2019

Blue Zones Maui Celebrates Two Year Anniversary

The Blue Zones Project has been on the ground in central Maui working toward making the healthy choice the easier choice. Our Malika Dudley interviewed, Laks Abraham, community program manager of Blue Zones Project to chat about project highlights and what we can look forward to from BZP in 2019.
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October 05, 2018

Local Celebrities Rally Around Bullied Maui Boy to Raise Awareness

Comedian Pashyn Santos, Na Hoku Hanahano award winners Kimié and Anuhea, Grammy winner Kalani Pe'a...
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October 03, 2018

Maui Boy Stands Up to Bullying With Message of Aloha

Our Malika Dudley interviewed a young boy who has experienced bullying here on Maui. His story is not unique, as more than 1 in 5 children experience being bullied each year, but at just six years old Lawaia Uwekoolani is wise beyond his years. The first...
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August 01, 2018

Maui Goat Yoga: Play With Goats While Doing Yoga!

Goat Yoga is a fitness trend sweeping the nation since 2016. Maui Goat Yoga offers daily yoga classes with 360-degree views of Haleakala and
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July 26, 2018

July 26, 2018 Weather Forecast

There are no active watches, warnings or advisories Our weather team will bring you any urgent weather alerts or updates as they occur. Check our breaking news section for the latest. **Click directly on the images below to make them larger. Charts include: Maui County high/low forecasted temperatures, projected winds, projected localized weather conditions and... Read more »
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July 20, 2018

Kīlauea Eruption: What’s Happening Beneath the Sea Surface

Mahalo to Paradise Helicopters for the amazing doors off overflight of the eruption zone. We captured images of the ocean entry which were used in this piece. The older video is from an education resource and research done by oceanographer
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July 06, 2018

Puna Lava Series: This House Was More Than Just a Home

From the air, we could not pinpoint the exact location of her childhood home. The place she was born and raised, where her mother lived alone...
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