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Tsunami effects at Kahului Harbor, March 11, 2011. By Wendy Osher.
Maui Takes Lead in Federally Funded Post-Disaster Plan
January 30th, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

Maui County will take the lead on a two-year, $178,000 federally funded project to develop guidelines and protocols for reconstruction after natural disasters such as hurricanes and tsunamis.


Anna Foust. Courtesy Photo.
Maui Emergency Management Topic of Mayor’s TV Show
September 4th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

Maui Emergency Management Officer Anna Foust will be the special guest on the latest edition of Maui Mayor Alan Arakawa’s TV Show, “Your County with Mayor Arakawa.”


Emergency preparedness pamphlets are available from the Maui County Civil Defense Agency. Photo by Wendy Osher.
Maui Observes Preparedness Month
September 1st, 2011 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

The County of Maui is reaching out to spread the word on emergency preparedness as part of National Preparedness month in September.


Michael Cantin, Warning Coordination Meteorologist with the National Weather Service Forecast Office in Honolulu. Photo by Wendy Osher.
VIDEO: Meteorologist Provides Maui Briefing on Hurricane Season
June 7th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Maui News, Weather
 

Typically, our storms come from Central America and work their way East to West across the Pacific, tending to drift south of the islands, based upon our island trade wind weather patterns.


FICKLE FELICIA FIZZLES OUT: MAYOR THANKS COMMUNITY PARTNERS (VIEW VIDEO)
FICKLE FELICIA FIZZLES OUT: MAYOR THANKS COMMUNITY PARTNERS (VIEW VIDEO)
August 11th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

MAYOR THANKS COMMUNITY PARTNERS FOR ROLE IN STORM PREPARATIONS UPDATE ON COUNTY PARKS, FACILITIES Following an adjusted forecast from the National Weather Service that predicted dissipating storm conditions, the County of Maui de-activated at noon its emergency operating center set up to coordinate response operations to Tropical Storm Felicia. The American Red Cross closed its […]


(Click to enlarge Image.  Image courtesy NOAA, NWS and The National Weather Service)
FELICIA LOSES STEAM; TROPICAL STORM WATCH CANCELED
August 11th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

MAUI SHELTERS CLOSE; EOC TO BE DEACTIVATED: FELICIA 120 MILES E OF KAHULUI, WINDS 35 MPH OVERVIEW 8/11/09 Monday 11 a.m. HST: Felicia has been downgraded to a remnant low pressure system, as it moves west over the island chain. Officials with the National Weather service say Felicia has lost all of the key characteristics […]


(Click to enlarge image.  Cone imagery updated at 8 a.m. by the NOAA, NWS and National Hurricane Center)
COUNTY TO DEACTIVATE EOC AT NOON; FELICIA 140 MILES E OF KAHULUI
August 11th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

OVERVIEW 8/11/09 Monday 8 a.m. HST: Felicia was downgraded from a Tropical Storm to a Tropical Depression early this morning.  The system is now centered just east of the Hawaiian Islands.   With the effects of Felicia diminishing considerably, the County of Maui expects to deactivate its Civil Defense emergency operations at 12 noon today. A […]


(Click to enlarge image.  Graphic courtesy NWS, NOAA & The National Hurricane Center)
FELICIA DOWNGRADED TO DEPRESSION: 150 MILES EAST OF KAHULUI
August 11th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

OVERVIEW 8/11/09 Monday 4:45 a.m. HST: Felicia was downgraded this morning from a Tropical Storm to a Tropical Depression.  The system was last tracked at 150 miles east of Kahului, Maui and traveling toward the west near 10 mph.  Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph with higher gusts.  Rain and wind bands began sweeping […]


(Click to enlarge image.  Cone imagery courtesy NOAA & NWS.  Image updated at 5 p.m. 8/10/09)
WINDS, SHOWER BANDS BEGIN ACROSS MAUI TONIGHT: FELICIA 175 MILES ENE OF HILO; WINDS 40 MPH
August 10th, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

(Updated: 8 p.m. HST Monday, August 10, 2009 by Wendy Osher) Gusty winds and shower bands from Felicia will begin spreading across Maui County later tonight.  The center is expected to pass very near Maui County Tuesday afternoon. 8:00 pm HST Monday, August, 10 2009, the center of tropical storm felicia was located about 175 […]


(In August 2009, Hurricane Felicia was on track toward the islands before the system dissipated into a tropical storm)   Satellite imagery courtesy NOAA & The National Hurricane Center. Image updated at 6p hst 8/10/09)
FELICIA LOCAL STATEMENT: WHERE & WHEN TO EXPECT RAIN
August 10th, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

(Updated: 6:17 p.m. HST Monday, August 10, 2009 by Wendy Osher) FELICIA LOCAL STATEMENT Gusty winds and shower bands from Felicia will begin spreading across Maui County later tonight with the center passing very near Maui County Tuesday afternoon and Oahu Tuesday night. WATCHES/WARNINGS: A tropical storm watch continues for Oahu, Molokai, Lanai, Kahoolawe, Maui, […]


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