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DLNR reopens all parks, trails, forest reserves

MEDIA RELEASE The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) closed trails, parks and campground areas on Saturday July 27 with additional closures made Monday July 29 due to the expected impacts of Tropical Storm Flossie. All areas that were closed are now reopened to normal operating hours. The following trails, campgrounds, and parks have […]

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Hawaii Preparatory Academy Launches Ohana Sustainability Program

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Preparatory Academy proudly launches its 2013-2014 Ohana Sustainability program with a special screening of Dirty Energy at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 29, at the school’s Gates Performing Arts Center; doors open at 6 p.m.  The event is free and open to the public. Dirty Energy brings to light the personal stories […]

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Power restoration update from Hawaii Electric Light Company (UPDATE July 30, 6 p.m.)

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Electric Light Company announces that power has been restored to all customers who experienced power outages caused by Tropical Storm Flossie on Monday, July 29, 2013. Gusty winds caused outages beginning at 10:53 a.m. and continuing through the early evening. About 12,500 customers were affected including customers in lower Puna (Kalapana to […]

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Document damages from Flossie (UPDATE July 30, 5 p.m.)

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii State Civil Defense and the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs would like to share some tips following Flossie’s path over the Hawaiian Islands. Report: If your home was impacted by the storm, contact your county civil defense/emergency management agency to report damages: Hawaii 808-935-0031 Maui 808-270-7285 City and County of Honolulu […]

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Few parks remain closed following Flossie’s departure (UPDATE July 30, 1:00 p.m.)

MEDIA RELEASE The following parks have reopened following this morning’s assessment of conditions: Hawaii Island: State Parks Hapuna Beach State Recreational Area (including Hapuna and Waialea sections) Kiholo State Park Reserve Kekaha Kai State Park (including Manini owali (Kua Bay) and Mahaiula sections) Kealakekua Bay State Historical Park Lapakahi State Historical Park Maui:  State Parks […]

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Tropical Storm Flossie veers slightly North, heavy rains still forecast for Big Island

At 11 a.m. the center of Tropical Storm Flossie was located North of the Big Island moving toward the West-Northwest direction near 18 mph.

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Flossie to hit Hawaii Island early Monday morning (UPDATED: 8:30 p.m. Sunday, July 28)

Storm lining up for direct hit over Big Island; winds hovering around 40 mph; surf expected to reach 12-18 feet

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Tropical Storm Flossie forecast to bring flooding rains and dangerous surf (UPDATED: 11 a.m. Sunday, July 28)

Tropical storm conditions are expected to reach the Big Island Monday morning. Heavy rainfall is expected to begin as early as Monday morning over Hawaii county. Dangerously large surf will begin to impact east facing shores of the islands as early as Sunday night (July 28).

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DLNR closes trails as Flossie nears (UPDATED 10 p.m. Saturday, July 27)

MEDIA RELEASE Due to the expected impacts of Tropical Storm Flossie, the Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Division of Forestry and Wildlife on the Big Island is closing the Waimanu trail and campground, Pololu trail, and the Ainapo trail and cabin effective immediately. High winds and heavy rains are expected to be associated with […]

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Tropical storm watch for Flossie (UPDATED 9 p.m. Saturday, July 27)

TS Flossie is about 775 miles east of Hilo, moving west at 20 mph with sustained winds of 50 mph, expected to continue weakening

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