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April 22, 2014

Wind Advisory Cancelled for Haleakalā and Kahoʻolawe

Forecasters with the National Weather Service say winds have since dropped below advisory levels.
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March 14, 2014

Gusty Winds Prompt Special Weather Statement

Winds with gusts as high as 40 to 50 mph are expected in some locations on Saturday and Sunday, with winds expected to funnel and accelerate between islands and leeward mountain areas, according to the NWS forecast.
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January 07, 2014

50-60 mph Gusts Expected on Maui, Lānaʻi

Wind gusts of up to 50 mph are expected on Lānaʻi, with gusts approaching 60 mph at the summit of Haleakalā on Maui today.
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September 05, 2013

MECO Using 91% Available Wind Energy

MECO officials say the increased use of wind energy results in estimated savings of more than $22 per year for a typical Maui residential electric bill.
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June 25, 2013

Excessive High Winds Force Maui Landfill Closure

The closure went into effect at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, June 25. County officials say the landfill will close early again on Wednesday, June 26, to allow staff to collect windblown debris.
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April 30, 2013

MECO Helps Parent Company Hit New Renewable Record

HECO officials attributed the progress to added rooftop and utility-scale solar photovoltaic facilities on all islands; more wind energy on Oahu and Maui; and increased geothermal energy production on Hawaii Island.
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April 26, 2013

Swell is Here, But so is the Wind

A decent size north swell is providing surfers with some waves but the trades winds are back as well creating windy conditions.
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February 20, 2013

Strong Winds Continue in Maui County

East winds of 25 to 30 mph are expected, with localized gusts of over 45 mph. The strong and gusty trade winds are the result of a high pressure system far north of the state.
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February 19, 2013

Molokai Roof Damaged in Strong Winds

Fire crews on Molokai helped to secure a roof back in place after a 20' x 20' section blew off the top of a home in Kalamaula.
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August 14, 2012

Wind Advisory Extended for Summit of Haleakalā

A wind advisory has been extended for the Summit of Haleakala on Maui until 6 o’clock tonight. Winds will be from the east at 25 to 35 mph, with gusts up to 45 mph.
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June 18, 2012

Olinda Fire: High Winds, Limited Access

The Department of Land and Natural Resources has closed the Makawao State Forest Reserve due to an ongoing forest fire a above the Kahakapao reservoir in the Olinda/Piiholo area.
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May 31, 2012

Strong Winds Blamed for Kihei Roof Damage

A corrugated metal roof on a 30- by 40-foot container blew off, taking out nearby power lines, before coming to rest against a neighbor's home, said Maui Fire Services Chief Lee Mainaga.
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April 08, 2012

50 mph Gusts Forecast for Maui and Big Island

A wind advisory is in effect for portions of Maui County and the Big Island through 10 p.m. tonight, Sunday, April 8, 2012.
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March 17, 2012

Wind Advisory Extended for Haleakala

Forecasters with the National Weather Service issued the advisory saying winds are expected to be southeasterly, blowing at 25 to 35 mph, with gusts up to 45 mph.
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March 15, 2012

Wind Advisory Haleakala Summit Extended

A Wind Advisory for Haleakala Summit has been extended until 6 a.m. Saturday for elevations above 6,000 feet.
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