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A look back at Hurricane Lane from space

According to the National Weather Service in Honolulu, only one other category 5 hurricane in database records passed within 560 kilometers (350 miles) of Hawaii.

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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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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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Flash Flood Warning extended for the entire Island of Hawaii Friday (Aug 24)

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has extended the Flash Flood Warning for the island of Hawaii in Hawaii County until 2:30 a.m. HST Saturday, August 25, 2018. THIS IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION. DO NOT TRAVEL DUE TO ONGOING FLOOD IMPACTS.

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Friday 11 p.m. update: Lane downgraded to a tropical storm, still pounding Hawaii Island with rain

Lane is moving toward the north-northwest near 3 mph (6 km/h), and this general motion is expected to continue through Saturday morning.

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DLNR to reopen state parks Saturday, Wailoa River State Recreation Area to remain closed

On Hawai‘i island as well, all parks are expected to reopen except for Wailoa River State Recreation Area. DLNR Division of State Parks Administrator Curt Cottrell said, “We think any damage to state parks was minimal at worst and we appreciate the kokua many park users showed in staying out of parks during the storm. […]

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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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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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Dept of Transportation update on Hurricane Lane’s impacts

The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is continuing to respond to damages caused by heavy rains on Hawaii Island, storm impacts and fire response on Maui, the beginning of storm effect on Oahu and continues preparing on Kauai.

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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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Hurricane Lane Red Cross evacuation center update for Friday (Aug 24)

Hawaii Red Cross volunteers are supporting the following County evacuation centers across the State in response to Hurricane Lane. As of Thursday night, there were a total of 1,526 people across 36 shelters statewide. Residents are encouraged to listen to their local County Civil Defense for further updates.

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