The man accused of murdering a local realtor and aspiring actress has been charged. Vernon Baker, 41, is charged with second-degree murder in the death of 58-year-old Mary Beth San Juan.
UPDATE // Power has been restored to most customers. Crews are working to restore some on the East side of Hawaii Island.
Chaminade University and Hawaii Pacific University have both announced that they are closing at 2:00 p.m. due to tropical storm Flossie.
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The Board of Water Supply is asking all residents to conserve water beginning now due to the anticipated arrival of tropical storm Flossie.
Gov. Neil Abercrombie announced Monday all department directors have been delegated the authority to determine whether to release employees from work due to the effects of Tropical Storm Flossie.
The Hawai’i Boater’s Hurricane and Tsunami Safety Manual is now available and provides valuable information in a comprehensive, easy-to-read format.
Approaching Tropical Storm Flossie has The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services on all Hawaiian islands prepared to respond.
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 Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says there is no tsunami threat for Hawaii after a 3.5-magnitude earthquake off Oahu.
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.
All public libraries on the Big Island and Maui County will be closed on Monday.
UPDATE // In partnership with Maui County, Hawaii Red Cross volunteers will be opening shelters on Maui, Molokai and Lanai in response to Flossie.