Due to the slowing of the hurricane, dangerous heavy rains and flooding are occurring in east Hawaii. Due to the heavy rain, the National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for the windward side of the island. At… Continue Reading
This is a Civil Defense hurricane update for Thursday, August 23 at 6:00 in the morning. Hurricane Lane has stalled causing conditions of heavy rain and flooding continuing since last night. Dangerous driving conditions and flooding are occurring from Waipio… Continue Reading
Also, please be careful when driving as the rain is not stopping and mudslides have been reported. In Hawi, we have had almost 2 inches of rain since yesterday. Stay safe. Hawaii Police Department reports that Highway 19 at mile… Continue Reading
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.
The Hawaiian Electric Companies are moving crews and equipment where needed as Hurricane Lane approaches the islands, and want customers to know they should prepare for storm-related power outages. The companies are closely monitoring Hurricane Lane’s movement in order to… Continue Reading
Due to the potential effects of Hurricane Lane, four emergency shelters have been opened on the north and west side of Hawaii Island. These shelters are for your convenience, but there is NO mandatory evacuation at this time. The shelters… Continue Reading
GENERAL PREPAREDNESS Fourteen (14)-day Emergency Supply Kit With Hawaii’s remoteness it could be as long as two weeks or more before a full disaster relief operation can be initiated. Hawaii residents need to be prepared to take care of all… Continue Reading