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President Trump approves Gov. Ige’s request for Presidential Disaster Declaration

Gov. Ige’s request for a Presidential Disaster Declaration for the State of Hawai‘i has been approved. Word came late Wednesday afternoon that the governor’s request was granted, as Hurricane Lane approaches the Hawaiian Islands. The declaration authorizes the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide appropriate assistance for emergency […]

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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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All public schools and Dept of Education offices to close Thursday and Friday statewide

Hawaii public schools and Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) offices statewide will be closed Thursday and Friday as Hurricane Lane approaches the islands as a powerful Category 4 storm. “The safety of our students and staff remains our top priority as we prepare to weather this storm,” said Deputy Superintendent Phyllis Unebasami. “The statewide […]

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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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Non-essential state workers in Hawaii & Maui Counties put on leave August 22-24 due to Hurricane Lane

Gov. David Ige has granted administrative leave for non-essential state employees in Hawai‘i and Maui counties, as the state prepares for severe weather conditions resulting from Hurricane Lane. State offices on Hawai‘i Island and Maui will be closed from Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018 through Friday, Aug. 24, 2018.

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Libraries in Hawaii and Maui counties close due to Hurricane Lane on Wednesday (Aug 22)

Hilo Public Library and all Hawaii Island, Maui, Lanai and Molokai public libraries will be closed on Wednesday, August 22 in anticipation of the potential threat of Hurricane Lane. All library programs statewide scheduled from Wednesday, August 22 to Sunday, August 26 are canceled. For more information, please visit the Hawaii State Public Library System’s […]

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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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Many schools on Hawaii Island and Maui are closed Wed (Aug 22) due to Hurricane Lane

All public and charter schools and Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) offices on Hawaii Island and in Maui County will be closed Wednesday, Aug. 22, until further notice, in anticipation of dangerous storm conditions from Hurricane Lane. With emergency officials upgrading the severity of the storm’s impact to Hawaii Island and Maui County to […]

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Coast Guard sets Hawaii commercial ports to condition X-Ray ahead of Hurricane Lane

The Coast Guard Captain of the Port set port condition X-RAY for the Big Island ports and port condition WHISKEY for Oahu, Maui, Lanai, Molokai and Kauai ports as of 11 a.m. Monday in advance of Hurricane Lane. The public should monitor the progress and strength of the storm through local television, radio, and the […]

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