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

August 19, 2017

Increase in Showers Expected Soon

Trade winds are expected to stick around with lighter winds expected to allow local sea breezes to take hold across leeward areas and possibly bring...
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August 19, 2017

King Tides Continue, Possible Tropical Swell Soon

Our current south-southeast swell is forecast to slowly fade through the weekend… but still pretty small. Nothing significant is forecast...
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August 18, 2017

SSW Swell Dropping, SSE Filling in Today

Trade swell is forecast to drop a bit through the weekend as trade winds weaken. Early next week they could bump back up to...
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August 18, 2017

Winds Gradually Dropping Today

Winds are forecast to gradually weaken and become light to moderate this weekend. Clouds and showers will favor our usual windward and mauka...
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August 17, 2017

Winds Weaken a Tad Today for Maui County

Winds are expected to slowly weaken as we get into the weekend with relatively stable trade wind weather expected. Showers will favor our usually...
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August 17, 2017

Minimal Surf Today, King Tides Expected

Our current south-southwest is slowly fading out. South-southeast swell is forecast to gradually fill in Thursday and into the weekend…
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August 16, 2017

Special Weather Statement Issued by National Weather Service

Trade wind weather is forecast to continue for the state through the work week with clouds and showers mainly in our usual windward and mauka spots...
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August 16, 2017

King Tides Expected to Create Coastal Flooding

Our current south-southwest has peaked and Wednesday this swell will slowly fade out. South-southeast swell is forecast for the second part of the work...
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August 15, 2017

New SSW Swell Expected to Fill in Today

A new south-southwest is forecast to fill in and build through Tuesday but only up to about waist high. Wednesday swell will slowly fade out. South-southeast swell...
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August 15, 2017

Winds up to 20 mph or More Today

Trade wind weather is forecast to continue for the state through the work week with clouds and showers mainly in our usual windward...
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