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Hurricane Watch discontinued, High Surf Warning in effect

High Surf Warning is in effect for east facing shores of Hawaii Island until 6 a.m. Sunday (Sept 4). Surf heights of 15-25 feet are forecast.

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Lester maintains Category 2 strength, Hurricane Watch discontinued for Hawaii Island

Maximum sustained winds are near 100 mph (155 km/h) with higher gusts. Gradual weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours.

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The Coast Guard Cutter Kiska escorts the Tong Cheng to Barbers Point Harbor for repairs. USCG photo by Petty Officer Luke Clayton.

Coast Guard monitors Hurricane Lester, all ports open in Hawaii

The Coast Guard urges mariners and beach goers to exercise extreme caution with the arrival of Hurricane Lester over Labor Day weekend. Residents and visitors throughout Hawaii should heed all warnings from lifeguards and public health and safety officials. Hurricane Lester is expected to generate extremely dangerous off shore sea conditions with maximum wave heights […]

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Due to the uncertainty over the track of approaching Hurricane Lester, all Hawai‘i island, Maui, and O‘ahu State Park camping and lodging areas will be closed to overnight use beginning Friday, September 2 and will remain closed -- at minimum through Monday, September 5 -- until conditions warrant allowing these activities.

DLNR keeps areas closed due to Hurricane Lester’s approach

Due to the uncertainty over the track of approaching Hurricane Lester, all Hawai‘i island, Maui, and O‘ahu State Park camping and lodging areas will be closed to overnight use beginning Friday, September 2 and will remain closed — at minimum through Monday, September 5 — until conditions warrant allowing these activities.

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Lester maintains Category 3 strength, Hurricane Watch in effect

Lester’s maximum sustained winds are near 115 mph (185 km/h) with higher gusts. Lester is a category 3 hurricane. Gradual weakening is forecast during the next couple of days.

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Public schools reopen Friday on Hawaii Island

As Tropical Storm Madeline moves past the State, all Hawaii Island public schools will reopen Friday (Sept 2). Schools on Hawaii Island were closed on Wednesday and Thursday in preparation for the storm. The schools that were activated as shelters on Wednesday closed sheltering services at 6 a.m. today.

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Island Air extends waive change fee period due to Hurricane Lester

Island Air has extended the travel period for customers needing to change their travel plans due to Hurricane Lester. Effective immediately, customers ticketed for travel on Island Air from August 31, 2016 through September 4, 2016 will be permitted to change their reservations without charge to ticketed flights through September 10, 2016.

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Tropical Storm Madeline weakening, Tropical Storm Warning continues

Madeline’s maximum sustained winds are near 50 mph (85 km/h) with higher gusts. Steady weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and Madeline is expected to weaken to a Tropical Depression by Friday.

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Hurricane Warning for Hawaii Island as Madeline approaches

Maximum sustained winds are near 90 mph (150 km/h) with higher gusts. Steady weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours.

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The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) is closing state forest and park areas on the islands of Hawaii and Maui, in anticipation of the effects of Hurricane Madeline.
 
DLNR is asking for the public’s cooperation with this announcement of area closures as the storm approaches.  Additional closures may follow over the week, and updates will be provided to news media and on the department’s website.

DLNR to close areas for arrival of Hurricane Madeline

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) is closing state forest and park areas on the islands of Hawaii and Maui, in anticipation of the effects of Hurricane Madeline. DLNR is asking for the public’s cooperation with this announcement of area closures as the storm approaches. Additional closures may follow over the week, and […]

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Red Cross and Hawaii County opens evacuation shelters

MEDIA RELEASE HONOLULU, HI- August 30, 2016: The Hawaii County Civil Defense and the Hawaii Red Cross have partnered to open Big Island hurricane evacuation shelters at 5 p.m. today in response to Hurricane Madeline at the following sites (please listen to the radio or local media for any changes and further updates): HAWAII COUNTY […]

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Island Air to waive change fees during hurricanes Madeline and Lester

Island Air will waive reservation change fees and differences in fares for customers needing to change their travel plans due to Hurricanes Madeline and Lester. Effective immediately, customers ticketed for travel on Island Air from August 31, 2016 through September 3, 2016 will be permitted to change their reservations without charge to ticketed flights through […]

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School closures due to Hurricane Madeline Wednesday (Aug 31)

All UH facilities on Hawaiʻi Island will be closed Wednesday in advance of Hurricane Madeline. Hawaii public schools on Hawaii Island will be closed on Wednesday, Aug. 31 and Thursday, Sept. 1. Many private schools are also closed.

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To ensure the safety of visitors and employees, sections of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park will close starting at 5 p.m. today as hurricanes Madeline and Lester approach Hawai‘i Island.

Partial closures at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park as Hurricanes approach

To ensure the safety of visitors and employees, sections of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park will close starting at 5 p.m. today as hurricanes Madeline and Lester approach Hawai‘i Island.

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