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Electric company warns of possible long outages should Hurricane Lane hit hard

Depending on hurricane track and scope of the damage, customers should expect outages, possibly of long duration Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric, and Hawaiʻi Electric Light continue to monitor Hurricane Lane and prepare as the storm impacts the companies’ five-island service territory. The strength and intensity of Lane will likely trigger power outages. Customers should plan […]

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No mail delivery, Hawaii Island Post Offices closed on Thursday (Aug 23)

In anticipation of the impact of Hurricane Lane, the U.S. Postal Service announced the following adjustments to its operations for Thursday, Aug. 23: Hawaii island – There will be no mail delivery and all post offices will be closed on Thursday; there will be no mail pickup from blue USPS mail boxes

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Bank of Hawaii closes West Hawaii branches at noon due to Hurricane Lane

Bank of Hawaii has announced that it will be taking precautionary safety steps in light of Hurricane Lane. Hawaii island Bank of Hawaii will be closing all West Hawaii island branches (Honoka‘a Branch, In-Store Branch-KTA Keauhou, Kamuela Branch, Kealakekua Branch and Kona Banking Center), at noon, Wednesday, Aug. 22. Westside branches will stay closed until […]

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Coast Guard elevates Hawaii Island commercial ports to condition ZULU

Coast Guard sets port condition ZULU for Hawaii County, YANKEE for all other Hawaiian commercial ports ahead of Hurricane Lane Honolulu, HI Weather Forecast Office NWS Forecast Office Honolulu, HI Editors’ Note: Click on images to download high-resolution version. HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port set port condition ZULU for the Hawaii […]

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L to R) Brad Matheny, managing director of cargo operations at Hawaiian Airlines, Brent Overbeek, senior vice president of network planning and revenue management of Hawaiian Airlines, Peter Ingram, president and CEO of Hawaiian Airlines, Steven Ai, president and CEO of City Mill, Brandee Menino, CEO of Hope Services Hawai‘i, Stephen Spears, executive director of Kaua‘i Habitat for Humanity, staff with Hawaiian Airlines sales team who donated school supplies.

Hawaiian Airlines starts new cargo service between Hilo and Honolulu

Hawaiian Airlines Monday (Aug 13) celebrated the launch of all-cargo service between Honolulu’s Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL), Līhu‘e Airport (LIH) and Hilo International Airport (ITO) by transporting construction and household supplies to support disaster relief projects in Hanalei on Kaua‘i and Puna on the Island of Hawai‘i.

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Hawaiian Airlines to waive fees for changes related to Hurricane Lane

Guests are advised to check HawaiianAirlines.com for the latest updates on scheduled flights. 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 26, 2018, will be permitted a one-time reservation change with waiver of change fee […]

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The Hawaiian Electric Companies activate emergency response plans as Hurricane Lane nears

As Hurricane Lane heads closer to the islands, the Hawaiian Electric Companies are activating their emergency response plans and readying crews to respond where needed. The companies are closely monitoring Hurricane Lane’s movement in order to move crews and equipment to areas most likely to be affected. Forecasts show that wind and heavy rain could […]

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Average gas prices in Hawaii rise 1.6 cents per gallon the past week

Gasoline prices in Hawaii have risen 1.6 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 has fallen 3.1 cents per gallon versus last week to $2.82/g, according to GasBuddy.

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Average gas prices in Hawaii remain unchanged the past week

Gasoline prices in Hawaii are unchanged in the past week, averaging $3.96/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 355 stations in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has fallen 1.1 cents per gallon versus last week to $2.85/g, according to GasBuddy.

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Average gas prices in Hawaii rise 5.9 cents per gallon the past week

Gasoline prices in Hawaii have risen 5.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $4.00/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 $2.86/g, according to GasBuddy.

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Clean Republic recalls Hill Topper Electric bike motor controllers due to crash and injury hazards

Water can enter the motor controller and cause it to accelerate on its own, posing a crash and injury hazard to the rider. The firm has received six reports of a rider losing control of his bike when the motor accelerated without rider input, including one reported injury resulting in scrapes and bruises to the […]

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Na Pali Coast stamp to be dedicated at Hanalei Post Office on August 16, 2018

The U.S. Postal Service will commemorate the issuance of a Forever stamp depicting Kauai’s iconic Na Pali coast at a special event at 10:45 a.m. on August 16 at the Hanalei Post Office, located at 5-5226 Kuhio Highway. This is the first-ever stamp dedication event held on the Garden Isle.

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Hawaii airports division receives upgraded bond rating

The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is pleased to announce the Airports Division’s bond rating was upgraded by S&P Global Ratings (S&P) to AA- from A+ in advance of its upcoming bond issuance. S&P recognized the strength of management as a key credit strength, noting that the Airports Division has: “Very strong management and governance, […]

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Unveiling of the mural: Harbors District Manager for Hawaii Island, Jeff Hood; Dustin Dawson, International Field Representative – Hawaii ILWU; Senator Lorraine Inouye; Deputy Director for Harbors, Darrell Young. “Legacy of solidarity” by Solomon Enos and Kai Kaulukukui

Mural commemorating the 80th anniversary of the Hilo Massacre unveiled at Hilo Harbor

The Hawaii Department of Transportation Harbors Division unveiled a mural today in the Hilo Harbor cruise passenger terminal commemorating the 80th anniversary of the Hilo Massacre; one of Hawaii’s earliest labor disputes.

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