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 […]

Hurricane LANE Update 8/21 8:45am

The National Weather Service has issued a Hurricane Watch for Hawaii County. A Hurricane Watch is issued when hurricane conditions of damaging winds, damaging surf, and flooding rains are possible within 48 hours. The Central Pacific Hurricane Center reports as of 5:00 am, Hurricane Lane is a category 4 hurricane located approximately 450 miles SSE […]