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Wailua waterfall at Honolewa Stream in East Maui. File photo by Wendy Osher.
No Major Weather Advisories in Effect
September 19th, 2014 · No Comments · Weather
 

There are currently no major weather advisories or warnings in effect for Maui County at this time. Check back with us often for weather updates.


Kahului Airport. Photo by Wendy Osher.
Record Rainfall Set at Kahului Airport on Monday
September 17th, 2014 · 3 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News, Weather
 

Although slight at just 0.62 inches, the agency reports that the rainfall amount breaks the old record of 0.37 inches recorded for the same day 22 years ago in 1992.


Sunrise over Kahului, Dec. 30, 2013. Photo by Wendy Osher.
Record High Temperature Tied in Kahului
September 4th, 2014 · 3 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News, Weather
 

A record high temperature of 93 degrees was documented in Kahului on Tuesday, Sept. 2, tying an old record set for the same day in 1997, according to data compiled by the National Weather Service.


Iselle wind, 8/8/14. Photo by Wendy Osher.
All Clear Issued for Maui: Storm Warning Cancelled
August 8th, 2014 · 10 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Hurricane Tracker, Maui News, Weather
 

Maui County Civil Defense and Mayor Alan Arakawa have announced the all clear for residents as the tropical storm warning for the county was canceled this afternoon. Tropical Storm Iselle dispersed after hitting the Big Island last night and stopping the storms progression to Maui; however the Mayor still urged caution in the coming days.


Photo by Wendy Osher.
24-Hour Rainfall Totals Surpass 14 Inches on Hawaiʻi Island
August 8th, 2014 · No Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

Twenty-four hour rainfall totals ending at 8 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 8, show more than 14 inches of rain at Saddle Quarry and Kulani; more than 12 inches of rain at Hakalau and Puaakala; and 13.9 inches in the Glenwood area.


Red Cross Volunteers Barbara Jean Eberly, Arleen Carvalho, Maui County Director Michele Liberty, and Shannon Pyland. Courtesy Photo, Maui Red Cross.
231 Individuals Seek Shelter in Maui County
August 8th, 2014 · 3 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

As of midnight last night, there were a total of 231 individuals at eight shelters in Maui County. County offices remain closed today, with the exception of the County Clerk’s Office, which is open and receiving absentee ballots until 2 p.m. today.


Photo by Seth Welcker.  Trees and electric lines down on the Kula Highway past the ʻUlupalakua General Store block access to transmitter sites for two Pacific Media Group stations that were knocked of the air by the storm. 8/8/14.
Moisture Stuck Over Big Island, 6 Inches Over Parts of Maui
August 8th, 2014 · 3 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News, Weather
 

“Iselle still remains a threat. That’s what I’m trying to emphasize out there — that as folks wake up and it seems a little breezy and there are some showers out there, the idea is that we could still get these sudden gusts, and still the potential for flooding …”


Iselle 5-day track 5 a.m. HST Friday, Aug. 8, 2014. Image courtesy CPHC/NOAA/NWS.
Tropical Storm Conditions Reach Maui
August 8th, 2014 · 5 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Hurricane Tracker, Maui News, Weather
 

The National Weather Service says radar at 1:23 a.m. showed moderate to heavy rain along the windward slopes of Haleakalā. Additional rain bands will continue to move over east Maui over the next several hours.


Satellite imagery of Iselle at 6:30 p.m. HST, Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014. Image courtesy CPHC/NOAA/NWS.
Iselle Downgraded to Tropical Storm, Maui Topography Detailed
August 7th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News, Weather
 

On the topic of winds: “It’s going to be an event where no part of the state is going to be spared. We can expect the same or similar impacts throughout the state at least through Friday evening.”


Satellite imagery of Iselle at 6:30 p.m. HST, Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014. Image courtesy CPHC/NOAA/NWS.
Iselle Brings “Triple Threat” of Impacts Over Next 24 Hours
August 7th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News, Weather
 

Mike Cantin with the National Weather Service said that dangers on land with strong winds and flooding potential, and on the sea with high waves and storm surge along the coast make the system a threat.


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