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HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is informing the public of preparations it is taking in advance of possible weather impacts from Tropical Storm Olivia and encourages travelers to take the following actions: Airports Air travelers with confirmed tickets for travel into or out of Hawaii airports are encouraged to check with their ...
Read More HDOT News Release: HDOT preparations for Tropical Cyclone Olivia

HONOLULU – At the direction of the President of the United States, Gov. David Ige has ordered that the United States flag and the Hawai‘i state flag will be flown at half-staff on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018 at the State Capitol and upon all state offices and agencies as well as the Hawai‘i National Guard ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — Flag Order — Flags to be lowered to half-staff for Patriot Day

HONOLULU – The National Weather Service today issued tropical storm warnings for Maui County and the island of Hawaii as Hurricane Olivia continues its slow advance toward the Hawaiian Islands. A tropical storm warning means sustained winds within the range of 39 to 73 miles per hour are expected within the next 36 hours. Oahu ...
Read More HTA News Release: Tropical Storm Warnings Issued for Maui County and Island of Hawaii Due to Olivia

HONOLULU – The Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) advises parents and guardians that public school schedules and afterschool programming may be modified across the islands this week as Hurricane Olivia approaches the state. Effective Tuesday, Sept. 11, all afterschool activities and programs, including interscholastic athletic events and After-School Plus (A+) Programs, will be canceled ...
Read More HIDOE Release: Afterschool activities for Big Island, Maui County canceled Tuesday due to potential storm impacts

North and south bound traffic to be detoured to county route Papaikou Mill Road; vehicles weighing over 10 tons will need to find alternate route during the anticipated 3-hour closure. HILO – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) will continue emergency repairs to Kapue Bridge on Hawaii Belt Road (Route 19) in South Hilo on ...
Read More HDOT News Release: Full closure of Hawaii Belt Road (Route 19) in Papaikou for emergency repairs to Kapue Bridge, Monday, September 10

(Honolulu) – All Hawai‘i island and Maui Nui lands under the jurisdiction of the DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) are closing at noon on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. The closures are in advance of Hurricane Olivia which is approaching Hawai‘i now. DLNR Chair Suzanne Case explained, “This is standard operating procedure for our ...
Read More DLNR News Release-State Parks and Forests Closing in Advance of Hurricane Olivia, Sept. 10, 2018

  WHAT: BRIEFING on Hurricane Olivia Olivia is expected to move over the Hawaiian Islands as a Tropical Storm. However, Hawai‘i is in danger of experiencing high winds, heavy rains, high surf, storm surges and flooding that threaten to harm communities and cause extensive damage to public and private property across the state. WHEN: Monday, ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — News Briefing on Hurricane Olivia

HONOLULU – As Tropical Cyclone Olivia approaches Hawaii from the east—the fourth in a line of storms that have moved through the Central Pacific in recent weeks—The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA) is reminding Hawaii residents not to be complacent, but to prepare for what could be a major natural disaster affecting the entire state. ...
Read More Hawaii Emergency Management Agency Reminds Hawaii Residents to Be Prepared for Olivia

HONOLULU – Gov. Ige signed an emergency proclamation that will provide relief for disaster damages, losses and suffering caused by Hurricane Olivia. Even if Olivia arrives as a Tropical Storm, as predicted, Hawai‘i is in danger of experiencing high winds, heavy rains, high surf, storm surges and flooding that threaten to harm communities and cause ...
Read More Governor’s Office – News Release – Gov. Ige signs emergency proclamation in anticipation of Hurricane Olivia