Trump approves federal funding for Hawaii’s Hurricane Lane
HONOLULU (AP) — President Donald Trump has approved Hawaii’s request for a major disaster declaration for areas affected by Hurricane Lane.
The declaration announced in a statement from the White House Thursday authorizes federal agencies to assist the state’s recovery efforts.
HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Lane (all times local):
The National Weather Service has dropped all warnings for tropical storm Lane, saying it is now moving away from Hawaii.
The weather service said Saturday the storm has turned west, reducing the threat ...
Big Island road projects cut after Hurricane Lane expenses
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Big Island officials have delayed two road projects and a bus route expansion following the expenses created by Hurricane Lane.
The Hawaii County Council approved a revised budget Wednesday, reallocating the $10 million expected next year from the new surcharge on the ...
Hurricane damage to county infrastructure totals about $20M
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — The damage to Hawaii County facilities from the flooding caused by Hurricane Lane’s torrential rains totaled about $20 million, an official said.
The figure is only for county infrastructure and doesn’t include damage to state infrastructure such as schools and ...
Tropical storm drops light rain as it nears Maui, Big Island
HONOLULU (AP) — Tropical Storm Olivia began dropping light rain Tuesday on Maui and the Big Island as it approached the state and prompted warnings for residents to store drinking water and prepare for possible power outages.
The storm could dump as much as 20 inches of rain on some parts ...
Tropical Storm Olivia approaches Hawaii with wind, rain
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii officials urged residents and visitors to be prepared as a strong tropical storm approached the island state.
Olivia was a few hundred miles east of Hilo late Monday with maximum sustained winds of 70 mph (115 kph). It was downgraded from a hurricane earlier in the ...
Q&A: With severe storms approaching US, what to expect?
Emergency officials are urging residents to prepare for severe storms that are forecast to hit the East Coast and Hawaii over the next week at what is the peak of this year’s hurricane season.
Coming in from the Atlantic Ocean, Tropical Storm Florence is expected to make landfall Thursday ...
HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on hurricanes near Hawaii (all times local):
Hawaii Gov. David Ige is asking President Donald Trump to declare a major disaster for Hurricane Lane which battered the state last month.
Ige said Thursday the state is seeking help from federal ...
Emergency managers studied Hawaii food supply before storm
HONOLULU (AP) — Emergency managers studied the operations of Hawaii’s wholesale grocers in preparation for Hurricane Lane instead of just bringing food and water to the islands.
Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Brock Long says they researched how many days’ worth of food ...
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Hurricane Lane secured its place in the history books before it quickly dissipated into a tropical storm and moved off from Hawaii. The storm caused damage, mostly on the Big Island, where rivers raged near Hilo and nearly 40 people had to be rescued from homes.
There were no deaths from ...
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii emerged Saturday from the threat of a potentially devastating hurricane after historic amounts of rain forced evacuations on some islands but damage appeared less than feared.
Tropical Storm Lane, once known as Hurricane Lane, began to break apart as it veered west ...
Hurricane Lane weakens to tropical storm
HONOLULU (AP) — Hurricane Lane weakened to a tropical storm on Friday as it headed toward the Hawaiian islands. But it still brought torrential rains that immersed a city in waist-deep water and forced people to flee flooding homes, while others jumped off seawalls with boogie boards into the ...
HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Lane (all times local):
The National Weather Service is downgrading a hurricane that has been threatening Hawaii for most of this week to a tropical storm.
But meteorologists warned Friday that heavy rains from Tropical Storm Lane ...
Wind-whipped fires burns in Maui ahead of hurricane
LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — A wildfire on Maui has likely incinerated homes near the tourist town of Lahaina while forcing people from an evacuation center opened as Hurricane Lane nears the island, officials said Friday.
“It is very likely that homes have been destroyed but our guys are too ...
HONOLULU (AP) — Hurricane Lane unleashed torrents of rain and landslides that blocked roads on Hawaii’s mostly rural Big Island on Thursday as residents and tourists in the state’s biggest city braced for the dangerous storm to come their way.
Emergency workers rescued five people from a ...
HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Lane (all times local):
Meteorologists are downgrading the Big Island of Hawaii to a tropical storm warning as Hurricane Lane edges northward toward Honolulu.
That means the National Weather Service expects sustained winds of 39 ...
The Latest: FEMA prepared with food, supplies for Hawaii
HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Lane. (all times local):
An official says the Federal Emergency Management Agency is prepared with several barges with food, water and supplies for Hawaii.
The federal agency moved the supplies into the region ahead of Hurricane ...
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii residents emptied store shelves Wednesday, claimed the last sheets of plywood to board up windows and drained gas pumps as Hurricane Lane churned toward the state.
The category 4 storm could slam into the islands Thursday with winds exceeding 100 mph (161 kph), ...
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