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Average gas prices in Hawaii rise 3.1 cents per gallon the past week

Gasoline prices in Hawaii have risen 3.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.97/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 355 stations in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that is unchanged versus last week to $2.83/g, according to GasBuddy.

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Bank of Hawaii East Hawaii branches resume normal hours Sunday (Aug 26)

Bank of Hawaii’s East Hawaii island branches will resume normal operating hours beginning Sunday, Aug. 26. The two branches open on Sundays include In-Store Branch-KTA Puainako and In-Store Branch-Safeway Hilo. Hours are from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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HELCO update on power restoration after Hurricane Lane

Hawai‘i Electric Light employees continue to respond to power outages caused by Hurricane Lane which was downgraded to a tropical storm late Friday afternoon. Hawai‘i County remains under a flash flood watch. Since Wednesday, about 9,500 customers around the island experienced a power outage, caused mostly by trees falling on power lines. Currently, fewer than […]

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First Hawaiian Bank branches open for normal business hours

First Hawaiian Bank Saturday Banking branches on Oahu, the Big Island, and Maui will be open for business and returning to regular operating hours on Saturday, August 25, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Customers may locate the nearest Saturday Banking branch via FHB.com, using the FHB Mobile app or may call the FHB […]

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Bank of Hawaii East Hawaii branches closed today (Aug 25) due to flooding

Bank of Hawaii’s East Hawaii island branches will be closed today, Saturday, Aug. 25, due to flooding. These include Kaiko‘o Branch, Ka‘u Branch, Pahoa Branch, In-Store Branch-KTA Puainako, In-Store Branch-Safeway Hilo and Waiakea Branch. All other Bank of Hawaii branches in Maui County, Oahu, Kauai and West Hawaii island will resume normal operating hours beginning […]

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A Coast Guard small boat crew from the Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry (WPC 1124) beings a port assessment of the port of Hilo, Hawaii, Aug. 24, 2018. The Coast Guard is working proactively with the State of Hawaii and the maritime industry to reopen ports as soon as is safe to do so. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Sydney Niemi/Released)

Coast Guard reopens Hilo and Kawaihae Harbors

The Coast Guard Captain of the Port reopened the Hilo Harbor and Kawaihae Harbor ports on the Big Island as of 3 p.m. Friday following the passing of Tropical Storm Lane and thorough port assessments.

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Matson resumes cargo operations Saturday (Aug 25)

We are pleased to report that the Hawaii State Department of Transportation has reopened the ports of Hilo and Kawaihae to commercial traffic and Matson has mobilized to resume cargo operations to Hawaii Island. Columbia v8348B is now expected to be dockside at Hilo at 0700 tomorrow morning, Saturday, August 25 and container operations will […]

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Hawaiian Airlines announces flight cancellations (updated)

Guests are advised to check HawaiianAirlines.com for the latest updates on scheduled flights.

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Verizon offers free services for its customers in Hawaii affected by Hurricane Lane

For all of its customers in the state of Hawaii facing the wrath of Hurricane Lane, Verizon Wireless is saying, “We’ve Got Your Back.” From August 24 through August 28, Verizon is providing its postpaid and prepaid customers who reside in the Aloha State free calling, texting and data. “People rely on our network every […]

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Updates on Hawaii Electric Light power outages for Friday (Aug 24)

As Hurricane Lane slowly passes Hawai‘i Island, Hawai‘i Electric Light employees are responding to power outages caused by torrential rains, strengthening winds, and catastrophic flooding. About 9,500 customers around the island experienced power outages related to heavy rain and fallen trees. Electric service has been restored to the majority of these customers.

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Bank of Hawaii East Hawaii branches are open Friday (Aug 24)

MEDIA RELEASE All BOH East Hawaii island branches will open today, Friday, Aug. 24, at noon. Branches include Kaiko‘o Branch, Ka‘u Branch, Pahoa Branch, KTA Puainako Branch, Safeway Hilo Branch and Waiakea Branch. As previously announced: All other Hawaii island branches remain closed until further assessment. All branches in Maui County and on Oahu remain […]

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Hawaiian Airlines offers travel waiver for Hurricane Lane

Effective immediately, guests holding tickets for travel on Hawaiian Airlines or Hawaiian Airlines codeshare* flights departing to/from/within/via the State of Hawaii (LIH/HNL/OGG/JHM/MKK/LNY/ITO/KOA), from August 21, 2018 through August 28, 2018 will be permitted the following waivers:

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Hawai‘i Electric Light business offices remain closed on Friday (Aug 24)

Hawai‘i Electric Light’s Customer Service and Engineering offices will remain closed to walk-in customers tomorrow, August 24. The company has been closely monitoring Hurricane Lane as it nears Hawai‘i Island. The National Weather Service forecasts impacts will continue into the weekend, and Hawai‘i County Civil Defense officials have advised the community to stay off streets […]

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HELCO business offices closed on August 23, 2018 due to Hurricane Lane

Due to unsafe weather conditions from Hurricane Lane, Hawai‘i Electric Light’s Customer Service and Engineering offices will be closed to walk-in customers today. Heavy, steady rain has caused flooding and landslides, resulting in some road closures. The Hawai‘i County Civil Defense has advised the public to stay off the roads due to dangerous driving conditions […]

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