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Saturday, May 29, 2021

Insurance Tips on How to Prepare for Start of 2021 Hurricane Season

Zephyr Insurance, the leading provider of residential hurricane coverage in Hawaiʻi, reminds residents and homeowners to start preparing for the 2021 hurricane season that begins on June 1 and runs through Nov. 30.
Friday, May 28, 2021

Hawai‘i Gas Reminds Community to Prepare for Hurricane Season

Hawai‘i Gas, the state’s only gas utility, reminds residents to plan early and prepare now in order to ensure safety and resiliency during a storm or severe weather event.
Thursday, May 20, 2021

FEMA Urges Hawai‘i Residents to Prepare for Hurricane Season

With hurricane season fast approaching, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and its National Flood Insurance Program advise Hawai‘i residents to prepare now for hurricane-related storms and flooding.
Thursday, May 20, 2021

2-5 Tropical Cyclones Predicted in 2021 Central Pacific Hurricane Season Outlook

For the season as a whole, 2 to 5 tropical cyclones are predicted for the Central Pacific hurricane region. This number includes tropical depressions, named storms and hurricanes. A near-normal season has 4 or 5 tropical cyclones.
Monday, July 27, 2020

Hurricane Warning Lifted for Kauai, Douglas Moves Rapidly Away

The Hurricane Warning that was in effect for Kauai County, has since been lifted (as of 2:25 a.m. on Monday, July 27, 2020) as Douglas moves rapidly away from Kauai.  The system is now 60 miles NNW of Lihue with 90 mph maximum sustained winds. It had picked up strength during a midnight advisory. The tropical cyclone continues on a path WNW at 16 mph.
Sunday, July 26, 2020

Maui Emergency Shelters Closed; Residents Can Report Storm Related Damage

Mayor Michael Victorino announced that all emergency shelters have closed following the cancellation of the Hurricane Warning for Maui, Molokai and Lanai.
Sunday, July 26, 2020

Hurricane Warning CANCELED for MAUI, Douglas Moves Onward (5 p.m. Update)

The Hurricane Warning has been canceled for Maui County as Douglas continues its path toward the northwest.  A Hurricane Warning remains in effect for Oahu and Kauai Counties. At 5 p.m., Douglas remained a Category 1 hurricane with 85 mph maximum sustained winds and was located 90 miles NW of Kahului, Maui and 60 miles NE of Honolulu, Oahu.
Sunday, July 26, 2020

Maui Bus Routes Resume Services on Monday, July 27

The County of Maui, Department of Transportation announces the reinstatement of transportation services starting Monday, July 27. The Maui Bus Fixed Route, Paratransit, Commuter and Human Services Transportation services will resume its services that were recently suspended due to the impending arrival of Hurricane Douglas.
Sunday, July 26, 2020

Non-Essential State Employees on O‘ahu and Kaua‘i Granted Administrative Leave on Monday

Gov. Ige announced today that he is granting non-essential state employees on O‘ahu and Kaua‘i administrative leave as the state prepares for severe weather resulting from Hurricane Douglas.
Sunday, July 26, 2020

Hurricane Douglas 50 Miles N of Kahului, Maui (Update: 2 p.m.)

Douglas remains a Category 1 hurricane as it passes 50 miles N of Kahului, Maui. Maximum sustained winds are at 85 mph and movement continues toward the WNW at 16 mph.  The Tropical Storm Warning has been canceled for Hawaii County; but the Hurricane Warning remains in effect for Maui County according to the latest 2 p.m. forecast. 
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