The proclamation activates the Major Disaster Fund set aside by the Legislature for disaster relief for the entire state.
This July, Honolulu saw 20 days that were at or above 90 degrees.
The heavy rain should taper off Thursday night and Friday as moderate to fresh trade winds return to the islands.
Large surf is expected along reefs and shorelines through Wednesday.
It’s important to know, and see, just how quickly a flash flood can occur.
There’s a 60 percent probability that a storm could form in this area.
No major flooding problems have been reported.
This post will be updated when we get notifications of closures due to Hilda.
The storm earlier caused more than 3 million households in Taiwan to lose electricity, with streets strewn with fallen trees.
Hilda is forecast to dissipate Saturday.
Lots of people could be seen either surfing or wave-watching.
It is two months into hurricane season and it’s already been quite busy.
Officials say those beaches will likely reopen Thursday.
You may think the image was altered, but it’s actually a very real phenomenon called Kelvin–Helmholtz.
Clearing of debris from stream mouths has already started and the job is expected to be finished before Thursday.
Officials have not decided yet whether to close schools or open emergency shelters.
Advice to residents is to have a plan, make a portable emergency kit, and make sure everyone in your home knows what to do.
They’re still recovering from the damage caused by Tropical Storm Iselle last year.
Officials are using lessons learned from Iselle, which hit the Big Island as a tropical storm nearly a year ago.
We’ve rounded up some important apps and links to have on hand in times of disaster.