Flood Advisory Thursday 9/13/18 7:30AM

This is a Civil Defense update for Thursday, September 13 at 7:30 in the morning. The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Advisory for Hawaii Island. Moderate to heavy rain continues across the eastern slopes of the island. Peak rain rates of about one inch per hour were recorded in Puna and South Hilo. […]


Hurricane Olivia Park Closures-MacKenzie State Recreation Area, Sept. 10, 2018 from Hawaii DLNR on Vimeo. Tuesday, Sept. 11 Update: The DLNR Division of State Parks has decided to keep all park units on Hawaii island open today. (Honolulu) – All Maui Nui lands under the jurisdiction of the DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) […]

Tropical Storm Olivia Update Tuesday 9/11/18

This is a Civil Defense Tropical Storm Olivia update for Tuesday, September 11 at 9:45 in the morning. Due to the high volume of requests for sandbags in preparation for Tropical Storm Olivia, Hawaii County Public Works has delivered piles of sand to multiple locations throughout Hawaii Island. Beginning at 10:00 am this morning, residents […]

Hurricane Norman Update Thursday 9/6/18 6AM

This is a Civil Defense Hurricane Norman update for Thursday, September 6 at 5:00 in the morning. The Central Pacific Hurricane Center reports that as of 5:00 am, Hurricane Norman is a Category 3 hurricane, 305 miles East North East of Hilo with sustained winds of 115 mph, moving WNW at 8 mph. The National Weather […]

Water Main Break Friday 8/31/18 12:30PM

This is a Civil Defense message for Friday, August 31 at 12:30 in the afternoon. The Department of Water Supply (DWS) reports a water main break near Papa’ikou Gym. Papa’ikou residents and customers from Maluna Place, and north along Old Mamalahoa Highway, including all side roads, will be without water until DWS personnel repair the […]

Flash Flood Warning

Incident: Flash Flood Warning This is a Civil Defense message. This is a Civil Defense Flash Flood Warning message for Monday, August 27at 1:40 in the afternoon The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Hawaii Island in the area of Waikii, Pohakuloa, Kamuela and Honokaa through later this afternoon. Due to […]

Flood Information Update Monday 8/27/18 12PM

This is a Civil Defense update for Monday, August 27 at 12:00 noon. The Department of Public Works, partnering with the American Red Cross and local CERT teams, continues their damage assessments from Hurricane Lane today. To report flood damage from the storm, please call 808-643-5555. Please be careful when travelling on the roads. Closures […]

Weather Update Saturday 8/25/18 12PM

This is a Civil Defense update for Saturday, August 25 at 12:00 noon. The National Weather Service has cancelled the Tropical Storm Warning for Hawaii Island. A High Surf Advisory is still in effect for east facing shores, and a Flash Flood Warning is still in effect for Hawaii Island. Although the storm has passed […]

Hurricane Lane Update Friday 8/24/18 10AM

This is a Civil Defense hurricane update for Friday, August 24 at 10:00 in the morning. The Tropical Storm Warning issued by the Central Pacific Hurricane Center continues for Hawaii County. The windward side of Hawaii Island is currently under a flash flood warning and experiencing conditions of heavy rains and flooding. The Central Pacific […]