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Kaheawa Wind Farm, aerial file photo by Wendy Osher.
MECO Using 91% Available Wind Energy
September 5th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (7) · Featured, Maui News
 

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.


Haleakalā Summit, file photo by Wendy Osher.
50 mph Wind Gusts at Haleakalā and Kahoʻolawe
July 31st, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (3) · Weather
 

Wind gusts of 50 mph are expected in the summit area of Haleakalā and on Kahoʻolawe today, according to the National Weather Service.


Maui Ocean Center. Photo by Wendy Osher.
Wind Turbines Removed at Maui Ocean Center
July 22nd, 2013 · 5 Comments · Featured, Maui News
 

Recently one turbine experienced an “equipment malfunction,” and a decision was made to remove the complete installation on June 10, 2013. The early end to the project reportedly comes just short of its anticipated end date, the newsletter stated.


Haleakalā sunrise. File photo by Wendy Osher.
Strong Winds Forecast at Haleakalā Summit
July 9th, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Weather
 

NWS forecasters say winds are expected to be blowing from the east at 25 to 30 mph, with localized gusts of over 40 mph.


Haleakalā Summit, file photo by Wendy Osher.
CANCELED: Wind Advisory Haleakalā Summit
June 6th, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (1) · Maui News, Weather
 

The wind advisory has since been canceled for Haleakalā National Park.


High wind warning. Photo courtesy of weatheradvance.com.
High-wind Advisory in Effect for Haleakala Summit
June 3rd, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (1) · Weather
 

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a wind advisory for the Haleakala Summit, including Haleakala National Park above 6,000 feet, in effect until noon today, June 3.


Haleakala, file photo by Wendy Osher.
Wind Advisory Haleakala Summit
April 1st, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News, Weather
 

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for the Summit of Haleakala on Maui until 6 p.m. on Monday, April 1, 2013.


Haleakala, file photo by Wendy Osher.
50 mph Wind Gusts Forecast at Haleakalā
March 14th, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (2) · Weather
 

A Wind Advisory was issued for the Summit area of Haleakalā today for sustained winds of 30 mph and gusts of at least 50 mph expected through 6 p.m on Saturday.


File photo by Wendy Osher.
Gusty Winds Forecast for Maui, Lanai, Kahoolawe
February 27th, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Weather
 

Winds will be gusting at up to 50 mph through this afternoon on Maui, with the strongest winds occurring across ridge tops and downwind of terrain.


Sunset over Kaheawa Wind Farm.  File photo by Wendy Osher.
Wind Gusts up to 50 mph Expected
February 26th, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (1) · Weather
 

Locations in the advisory include Maui Island, Lanai and Kahoolawe. Civil Defense authorities say winds at the summit will increase on Tuesday and may become hazardous.


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