Current Issues and Advisories

Updated Monday, August 27, 2018, to include post-storm flood information: Latest Information Lane has weakened considerably and has moved away from the main Hawaiian Islands. Lane’s winds and rain are no longer a threat to the main islands. We will no longer be providing updates for Lane’s status as a storm, but we provide information below about ...
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Updated December 4, 2018 Latest Information There are currently no hurricanes or other tropical storms that pose a threat to the Hawaiian Islands. The 2018 Central Pacific Hurricane Season officially ended on November 30, but off-season tropical storms and even hurricanes are still possible. The Central Pacific Hurricane Center monitors possible storms even during the ...
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Updated August 7, 2018 Latest Information Hurricane Hector is a major storm that is headed in the general direction of Hawaii, although its exact path is not known. Hawaii County (the Big Island) is currently under a tropical storm watch (i.e., tropical storm conditions are possible there within 48 hours). For the latest situation updates, ...
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Updated September 24, 2018 Latest Information Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (HVNP) reopened in late September, following the longest closure in the park’s history, due to volcanic activity. HVNP has sustained damage due to seismic activity during the recent eruption, including facilities and roadways. Drive carefully and take precautions when hiking. HVNP has limited services at ...
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Although a nuclear attack is extremely unlikely, recent news has brought this issue to the public’s attention. As with all threats, preparation is important. A nuclear attack can occur if an enemy state or terrorists deliberately fire a missile armed with a nuclear weapon at a city, military base, etc., or transport a nuclear weapon into such ...
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