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HELCO restores power to all customers on Hawaii Island

Hawai‘i Electric Light has restored electric service to the remaining 100 customers in Hawaiian Paradise Park, Leilani Estates, Kapoho, Orchidland Estates, Honoka‘a, and Kailua-Kona who were impacted by high winds from Tropical Storm Darby.

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Sunday (July 24) 5 p.m. UPDATE: Flash Flood Watch is cancelled for Hawaii County

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has cancelled the Flash Flood Watch for Hawaii County. At 6 a.m. Hawaii County Police report Mamalahoa Highway (Route 11) at Kawa Flats is fully open to traffic.

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Spirit of Kona aground and sinking fronting Kailua Estates subdivision near Old Kona Airport Park Sunday, July 24, 2016. Photo via USCG

Boat ‘Spirit of Kona’ runs aground and sinks near Old Kona Airport Park

The vessel reportedly has a maximum pollution potential of 600 gallons of diesel fuel aboard, commercial batteries and 19.5 gallons of hydraulic and lube oils.

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At 9:23 p.m. weather radar showed a large band of heavy rain moving onshore into the Ka‘u district of Hawaii Island from east of Volcano to South Point. The heavy rain will continue moving slowly to the northwest into upslope areas with rainfall rates of 2 to   3 inches per hour likely. The ground is already saturated in this area from earlier heavy rains. Excessive runoff is likely and Highway 11 at Kawa Flats may be vulnerable to closure due to flooding.

9:30 p.m. UPDATE: Flash Flood Warning for Hawaii Island

At 9:23 p.m. weather radar showed a large band of heavy rain moving onshore into the Ka‘u district of Hawaii Island from east of Volcano to South Point. The heavy rain will continue moving slowly to the northwest into upslope areas with rainfall rates of 2 to 3 inches per hour likely. The ground is […]

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Hawaii Electric Light has busy day fixing power outages

Hawai‘i Electric Light has been responding to outages due to high winds from Tropical Storm Darby. The majority of outages occurred on the east and north sides of the island and were caused primarily by fallen trees, tree branches, and tree bark contacting power lines. Customers in various parts of Puna, Hāmākua and Kohala experienced […]

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First Hawaiian Bank Waimea branch closes due to Tropical Storm Darby

First Hawaiian Bank to close its Waimea Branch on the Big Island today, Saturday, July 23, 2016, due to the threat of Tropical Storm Darby. Hilo and Kona branches will remain open from 9:00 to 1:00 p.m. today.

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Airlines to waive change fee for customers due to Tropical Storm Darby

Hawaiian Airlines to waive change fees due to Tropical Storm Darby Guests are advised to check www.HawaiianAirlines.com for the latest updates on scheduled flights. Effective immediately, guests holding tickets for travel to/from/via any point in Hawaii on Hawaiian Airlines flights between July 22, 2016, through July 25, 2016, will be permitted a one-time reservation change […]

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Matson reports port closures due to Tropical Storm Darby

Dear Matson Customer: As of this morning (July 23), Tropical Storm Darby is tracking over the Hawaiian Islands. In response, Matson has the following port closures: Big Island: Closed at 6 p.m. on Friday, 7/22 Maui: Closed at 8 p.m. on Friday, 7/22 Oahu: Closing at 4 p.m. on Saturday, 7/23 Kauai: Closing at Midnight on Saturday night, 7/23 […]

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HFS Credit Union closes offices Saturday due to Tropical Storm Darby

As a precautionary measure, all HFS FCU branch offices will be closed on Saturday, July 23, 2016. We will reopen for normal business hours as soon as it is reasonably safe to do so. Updated branch hours and locations will be posted on our website as soon as the information is available.

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Bank of Hawaii closes branches on Hawaii Island, Maui due to Tropical Storm Darby

Bank of Hawaii has announced that it will be taking precautionary safety steps in light of Tropical Storm Darby. Hawaii Island All branch operations on Hawaii Island will be closed Saturday, July. 23. Bank of Hawaii has 11 branches (four in West Hawaii; seven in East Hawaii).

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The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a high surf advisory from 6 p.m. today (July 21) through 6 a.m. Friday (July 22) for east facing shores of Maui and Hawaii Island.

A high surf warning will be in effect from 6 a.m. Friday (July 22) to 6 a.m. Sunday (July 24) for east facing shores of Maui and Hawaii Island.

High surf advisory and warning issued for Hawaii Island and Maui

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a high surf advisory from 6 p.m. today (July 21) through 6 a.m. Friday (July 22) for east facing shores of Maui and Hawaii Island. A high surf warning will be in effect from 6 a.m. Friday (July 22) to 6 a.m. Sunday (July 24) for east […]

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