TRAFFIC ALERT // The Hawaii Police Department says Route 132 between Nanawale Forest Reserve and Lava Tree State Park is closed due to down trees and power lines.
Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell held a press conference at the City & County’s Emergency Operating Center at noon Monday.
Ten tropical storm evacuation shelters on Oahu opened at 3 p.m. Monday. Residents who feel that their home or place of residence may not be safe can utilize one of these locations as a refuge from severe weather and high surf.
The County of Kauai remains in a tropical storm warning as officials continue to prepare for the arrival of tropical storm Flossie later Monday. The storm is expected to bring heavy rains and strong winds by Monday afternoon and throughout Monday night, with the potential for flash flooding.
Due to the expected impacts of Tropical Storm Flossie, the Department of Land and Natural Resources has provided a list of closed trails, parks, and campground areas effective immediately.
Due to the impending landfall of tropical storm Flossie, Kauai water officials have cancelled the Hanalei-Waipa water outage that was originally scheduled for Tuesday night through Wednesday morning.
Tropical Storm Flossie is presently located approximately 120 miles East Northeast of Hilo and moving West Northwest at 16 MPH. The system continues to present with sustained winds of 45 MPH with higher gusts, heavy rains and, potential high surf and storm surge conditions.
Here’s a list of the flights cancellations provided by the Honolulu International Airport.
As of Monday morning, the Hawaii Department of Transportation Airports Division has issued a statement that they plan to keep all Hawaii airports open. There are multiple cancelations on some of the airlines.
UPDATE // In partnership with Maui County, Hawaii Red Cross volunteers will be opening shelters on Maui, Molokai and Lanai in response to Flossie.
A listing of schools and educational facilities closing because of Tropical Storm Flossie.
Maui County announced Sunday that all non-essential county workers should not report for work on Monday. Instead, only essential workers are being asked to report to work.
The Hawaii County Civil Defense announced that eight emergency shelters are open on the Big Island.
Hawaii County Civil Defense announced late Sunday afternoon that all non-essential county workers should not report for work on Monday. Instead, only essential workers are being asked to report to work.
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park will remain open during Tropical Storm Flossie, but with minimal services.
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Coast Guard Captain of the Port is closing the ports of Hilo and Kawaihae on the Big Island and Kahului on Maui, to all traffic starting midnight Sunday. All cargo operations in these ports will be secured by 6 a.m. Monday.
Maui County is currently under a Tropical Storm Warning along with Hawaii County and Oahu due to Tropical Storm Flossie.
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Officials say Hawaii island is expected to see the effects of the storm “first” so county officials and residents have been busy preparing.
County of Hawaii Mayor Billy Kenoi signs proclamation to declare a state of emergency for Hawaii Island in preparation for Tropical Storm Flossie.
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Governor Neil Abercrombie signed an emergency proclamation in preparation of tropical storm Flossie.
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The Hawaii American Red Cross and their local volunteers are on stand by to respond to Oahu, Maui and Hawaii in response to tropical storm Flossie.
The Hawaiian Humane Society wanted to educate our viewers on how you can prepare for Tropical Storm Flossie if you have pets.
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Mike McCartney, president and CEO of the Hawaii Tourism Authority, has released a statement asking for “visitors and residents adhere to all warnings and… More »
WASHINGTON – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), through its Pacific Area office in Honolulu, continues to monitor the conditions of Tropical Storm Flossie… More »
Hawaii County Civil Defense also met this afternoon to make sure all emergency crews on the island are ready to go.
Officials held a video teleconference with the counties Saturday afternoon to make sure emergency crews are ready to go if needed.