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

May 20, 2019

Conservation Leadership Program Accepting Applications

Applications are now being accepted for Nā Hua Hoʻohuli i ka Pono, a service-learning program designed to help develop Maui’s next generation...
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May 13, 2019

Cast No Shadow! Lāhainā Noon Dates

Lāhainā Noon is upon us. It's that time of year where at local noon, any upright object, will have no shadow. This phenomenon only occurs in the tropics because...
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April 26, 2019

Video: Maui Family YMCA Healthy Kids Day

Maui Nowʻs Malika Dudley caught up with the Maui Family YMCA Health and Wellness Director. View video above...
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April 20, 2019

Lyrid Meteor Shower Peaks April 22 and 23

Early this week we have a special treat! The yearly Lyrid Meteor Shower is upon us. The shower is actually already active, having started on April 16th but the peak nights are April 22nd and 23rd. Unfortunately, the moon will be full enough and...
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April 18, 2019

Food Trucks, Entertainment & Fun! What is the Maui Sunday Market?

The Maui Sunday Market is held each Sunday from 4 pm – 8 pm, in the parking lot of the Kahului Shopping Center. The event features island vendors...
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April 03, 2019

Tsunami Awareness Month: Malika Interviews Tsunami Expert Dr. Dudley

The State of Hawaii named April as Tsunami Awareness Month in the 1990s. On April 1, 1946 a tsunami from the Aleutian islands surprised...
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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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