The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced that this year’s Central Pacific hurricane season is likely to be whirling with cyclone activity. There is a 70 percent chance of above-normal cyclone activity, NOAA’s Central Pacific Hurricane Center said, with a 20 percent chance of near-normal activity and a 10 percent chance of below-normal activity. NOAA … [Read more...] about Hurricane Season Begins, NOAA Predicts ‘Above-Normal’ Cyclone Activity
We’re nowhere near Halloween, but a few days ago the State of Hawaii made public one of the scariest reports I’ve read in a long time. It’s the All-Hazards Preparedness Improvement Action Plan and Report, issued by a team led by Brigadier General Kenneth S. Hara, Deputy Adjutant General for the State of Hawaii Department of Defense. Commissioned in response to the false missile … [Read more...] about New report questions whether State of Hawaii is prepared for any major disaster, much less nuclear attack
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Concerned about safety on the eve of Tropical Cyclones Iselle and Julio, Maui County officials announced at noon today that they will suspend Maui Bus service Thursday and Friday. Here's the schedule they just sent out with last departure times: MAUI BUS FIXED ROUTE SERVICE*All Maui Bus fixed routes will be suspended some time between 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on … [Read more...] about County Will Suspend Maui Bus Service Thursday & Friday Because of Storms Iselle & Julio
Saturday (August 14), Queen Kaahumanu Center, 10am - 2pm, Free Here are a couple cool hurricane factoids, compliments of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA): Hurricanes have "a well defined circulation and sustained winds of 74 mph (64 knots) or higher." And, interestingly, "the Mayan storm god was named Hunraken, (and) a god considered evil by the Taino … [Read more...] about Hurricane Expo This Saturday