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

June 28, 2017

Trades Stick Around Today Before Fading Tomorrow

Breezy trade winds are expected to continue through Thursday. Winds are forecast to slow down a bit over the weekend. Dry and stable conditions...
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June 28, 2017

NE & SSW Swells Fading Today for Maui County

Our current south-southwest swell is slowly fading Wednesday. A couple more swells are expected for June 29th and July 3rd...
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June 27, 2017

Lots of Sunshine in Today’s Forecast

Clouds and light showers are expected for our usual windward and mauka spots with lots of sunshine for leeward spots. A disturbance is expected to pass...
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June 27, 2017

Swells Holding for Both South and North Shores Today

Our current south-southwest swell is holding through Tuesday before fading Wednesday. A couple more swells are expected for June 29th...
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June 26, 2017

Winds Filling Back in Today for Maui County

The trade winds are forecast to build back in Monday becoming breezy by Tuesday. Drier and more stable conditions are expected Monday through Thursday. On...
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June 26, 2017

NE Swell Fills in, SSW Holds for Maui County

Our current south-southwest swell is fading but a reinforcement will keep wave heights maintained through Monday and Tuesday. A couple...
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June 25, 2017

VIDEO: Malika Interviews 007, Pierce Brosnan

Malika Dudley interviewed Pierce Brosnan and his wife Keely at the Maui Film Festival. Pierce received the "Pathfinder Award" while director Keely screened "Poisoning Paradise" at the...
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June 24, 2017

Weekend Surf: Spring Tides Continue, SSW Swell Holds

A new reinforcing south-southwest swell peaked near advisory levels Friday and will keep surf on south shores elevated through the weekend below...
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June 24, 2017

Lighter Winds for Weekend, Unstable Weather Possible

A disturbance is forecast to pass over the islands this weekend. This will weaken the trades and increase showers for some areas. That weather...
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June 23, 2017

VIDEO: Malika Interviews Slumdog Millionaire’s Freida Pinto

Malika Dudley interviewed Maui Film Festival "Shining Star" Award honoree Freida Pinto at the Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea last night. Find out why Maui is her...
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