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Large ocean swell to arrive this weekend

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii County Civil Defense weather statement This is a Civil Defense message for 3:30 p.m., Friday, March 15, 2019 The National Weather Service is tracking a large ocean swell that is expected to arrive Sunday afternoon and continue through Monday.  Warning level surf is expected Sunday afternoon on North facing shores of Hawaii Island. […]

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Crews work on repairing fallen utility poles and lines in Hamakua. Photo courtesy of HELCO

Lane closure in Kalopa continues as crews repair utility lines

The partial lane closure of Hawai‘i Belt Road in Kalōpā between mile marker 38 and 39 will continue through Wednesday, Feb. 13. One lane will be closed to traffic to allow crews to replace 16 damaged transmission poles and lines that were downed by gusty winds and fallen trees on Sunday.

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Hawaii Electric Light power restoration update for Monday (Feb 11)

Hawai‘i Electric Light crews are working to restore electric service to customers impacted by last weekend’s winter storm. Gusty winds and fallen trees downed power poles and lines, causing power interruptions primarily in north and east Hawai‘i.

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Landslides, flooding and debris shutdown roadways on Hawaii Island

Numerous roadways are either closed or limited for traffic due to flooding, landslides and debris. Due to the effects of Tropical Storm Lane, two emergency shelters are open on the east side of Hawaii Island. These shelters are for your convenience, but there is NO mandatory evacuation at this time. The shelters are available if […]

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Governor Ige signs an emergency proclamation in anticipation of Hurricane Lane

Gov. Ige signed an emergency proclamation that will provide relief for disaster damages, losses, and suffering caused by Hurricane Lane. The proclamation also serves to protect the health, safety, and welfare of Hawai‘i residents and visitors. Based on the scientific information and expertise available, Hawai‘i is in danger of being significantly impacted by Hurricane Lane, […]

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Hawaiian Airlines waives change fees due to weather conditions in Kauai

Hawaiian Airlines is waiving reservation change fees for guests holding tickets for travel to and from Līhu‘e between April 14 and April 16 due to heavy rain and flooding on Kaua‘i. Guests will be permitted a one-time reservation change with a waiver of change fee provided that

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UPDATED: Flash Flood Watch discontinued for Hawaii Island Sunday (April 15)

This is a Civil Defense Flash Flood Watch update for Sunday, April 15 at 4 p.m. The National Weather Service has discontinued the Flood Watch for the Island of Hawaii. A Flood Advisory is still in effect for East Hawaii.

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Flood Advisory issued for Hawaii Island is discontinued Wednesday (April 11)

The National Weather Service has canceled the flood advisory for the Island of Hawaii. Motorists should continue exercise caution and to be aware that heavy showers and runoff are still possible over the entire island. All roads are open at this time.

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Flood Advisory issued for Hawaii Island

This is a Civil Defense message for Thursday, February 22 at 7:30 a.m. The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Advisory for the Island of Hawaii through this evening. Heavy rains and thunderstorms are possible.

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The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a winter storm warning for Hawaii Island summits above 12,000 feet from 6 p.m. this evening until 6 a.m. Thursday (Dec 21).

Winter Storm Warning and Flash Flood Watch issued for Hawaii Island

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a winter storm warning for Hawaii Island summits above 12,000 feet from 6 p.m. this evening until 6 a.m. Thursday (Dec 21).

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The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Wind Advisory for Hawaii Island until 6 p.m. this evening.

Winds are from the northeast at 20-35 mph with localized gusts over 50 mph. Winds will be strongest over ridge tops and through mountain gaps as well as leeward slopes of the islands.

Wind and ocean advisories for Hawaii Island

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Wind Advisory for Hawaii Island until 6 p.m. this evening. Winds are from the northeast at 20-35 mph with localized gusts over 50 mph. Winds will be strongest over ridge tops and through mountain gaps as well as leeward slopes of the islands.

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This is a Civil Defense Road Closure message for Thursday, November 30 at 8:15 a.m. Hawaii County Public Works Department reports multiple road closures in Hilo due to flooding:

Heavy rains lead to road closures in Hilo due to flooding

This is a Civil Defense Road Closure message for Thursday, November 30 at 8:15 a.m. Hawaii County Public Works Department reports multiple road closures in Hilo due to flooding:

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Possible coastal flooding through the weekend

Coastal flooding, associated with a combination of high tides and higher than normal water levels, will be a possibility through the weekend. The greatest potential for coastal flooding impacts will be during the peak daily high tide, which will occur during the mid- to late-afternoon hours the next several days.

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Flash Flood Watch in effect for Hawaii Island through late tonight

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Flash Flood Watch for all Hawaiian Island through late tonight (March 9). Flash flooding potential will remain high due to a combination of an upper disturbance over the region and plenty of lingering moisture and instability. Heavy downpours could cause streams to quickly overflow their banks […]

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