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Sandra weakens to tropical storm in Pacific off Mexico

By Associated Press Posted 5:19 a.m. HST, Nov 27, 2015
Tropical Storm Sandra is steadily losing strength as it approaches Mexico's Pacific coast.

Expect a wet Thanksgiving as rain clouds move over islands

By Craig Gima Posted 7:55 a.m. HST, Nov 26, 2015
A band of rain that brought rain to Oahu a few days ago, has moved back and is expected to bring a wet Thanksgiving to the state.

Hurricane Sandra still a powerful Category 3 storm

By Associated Press Posted 6:41 a.m. HST, Nov 26, 2015
Hurricane Sandra apparently peaked as a powerful Category 4 storm in the eastern Pacific off Mexico's coast.

Tradewinds weakening; Rain, humidity on the way

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 11:10 a.m. HST, Nov 16, 2015
The strong tradewinds of the last week are weakening and may be replaced by more humid weather and rain starting Tuesday night or Wednesday morning.

Leonid Meteor shower peaks tonight through Wednesday morning

By Star-Advertiser staff & Mike Shanahan Posted 12:53 p.m. HST, Nov 16, 2015
The annual Leonid meteor shower should reach it's peak tonight and Tuesday night.

Lucky you live Hawaii? This composite hurricane-season image proves it

By Craig Gima Posted 2:45 p.m. HST, Nov 13, 2015
A graphic created by the Central Pacific Hurricane Center illustrates how lucky Hawaii has been so far in a record-breaking tropical cyclone season.

Temperature records tied despite breezy trades; Surf advisory extended

By Craig Gima Posted 6:18 a.m. HST, Nov 12, 2015
Continued strong tradewinds prompted the National Weather Service to extend a high surf advisory for east shores until Friday at 6 p.m.

Surf, showers expected through weekend

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 9:07 a.m. HST, Nov 5, 2015
Rainy weather and rising surf are expected to continue through the weekend.

Tradewinds should return overnight as high temperature records set

By Craig Gima Posted 10:42 a.m. HST, Nov 2, 2015
Expect muggy Kona weather with some vog and scattered showers for one more day on Oahu and Kauai. But tradewinds are beginning to return and should provide some relief to Hawaii island and Maui today and spread to other islands overnight.

Big waves close parks, street as deadly swell starts to decline

By Craig Gima Posted 6:10 a.m. HST, Oct 28, 2015
A deadly early winter swell is starting to decline today. But big waves overnight and this morning closed Baldwin Beach Park on Maui’s north shore, six beach parks on Hawaii island, and a section Kalanianaole Avenue between Kioea and Koloa streets fronting Hilo Bay

Man dies at Kaena Point after large wave sweeps him out to sea

By Craig Gima Posted 11:07 a.m. HST, Oct 27, 2015
A man believed to be in his 50s died when he and two other people were apparently swept out to sea by a large wave at the Moi Hole at the end of the road at Kaena Point State Park this afternoon.

Windy weather with showers and surf expected into next week

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 10:49 a.m. HST, Nov 6, 2015
Expect windy weather with tradewind showers and surf on all shores through the weekend and perhaps into next week.

Olaf no longer a tropical storm

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 5:58 a.m. HST, Oct 27, 2015
Olaf continued to weaken overnight, becoming a post-tropical cyclone. Although it's expected to head back toward Hawaii, forecasters expect the storm to dissipate by Thursday.

Swell could bring 25-foot waves to north shores

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 4:02 p.m. HST, Oct 26, 2015
A rising north-northwest swell appears likely to generate 20- to 25-foot waves along north shores and 15- to 20-foot waves on east shores Tuesday into Wednesday.

Megastorm Patricia inflicts little damage on Mexican coast

By Christopher Sherman Posted 5:30 a.m. HST, Oct 23, 2015
Just a day after menacing Mexico as one of history's strongest storms, Hurricane Patricia left surprisingly little damage in its wake Saturday and quickly dissipated into a low-pressure system that posed little threat beyond heavy rain.

Olaf, no longer a major hurricane, sends high surf to Hawaii

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 5:45 a.m. HST, Oct 22, 2015
Eastern shores of Hawaii island are under a high surf warning as Category 2 Hurricane Olaf remains well southeast of the state.

Morning showers should mostly clear by afternoon commute

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 10:43 a.m. HST, Oct 20, 2015
The morning rains that tied up traffic on the freeway during the morning rush hour are likely to ease before the afternoon commute, National Weather Service forecasters said.

Sunny weather expected Monday, but more rain possible Tuesday

By Star-Advertiser Staff Posted 4:40 a.m. HST, Oct 18, 2015
Forecasters expect sunny skies on Monday as what's left of former Tropical Storm Nora moves away from the state. But another weather system could bring some showers on Tuesday.

Typhoon leaves 2 dead, Filipino villagers rescued from flood

By Bullit Marquez Posted 3:08 a.m. HST, Oct 18, 2015
Army, police and civilian volunteers scrambled Monday to rescue hundreds of villagers trapped in their flooded homes and on rooftops in a northern Philippine province battered by slow-moving Typhoon Koppu.

Nora's remnants bring rain to Hawaii as Tropical Storm Olaf forms

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 5:56 a.m. HST, Oct 16, 2015
What's left of former Tropical Storm Nora is moving over the island chain, bringing heavy rain to the Big Island and Maui, higher humidity and an increased chance of showers to all islands this weekend.

Flood advisory canceled for Oahu

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 8:20 a.m. HST, Oct 13, 2015
Heavy rain that had been inundating Windward Oahu moved offshore, prompting weather officials to cancel the flood advisory for the island.

In rare event, remnants of Hurricane Oho hit Alaska

By Becky Bohrer Posted 7:44 a.m. HST, Oct 9, 2015
Rain and gusty winds are battering parts of the nation's northernmost state from the remnants of what had been Hurricane Oho.

Rare weather: Oho remnants bringing tropical moisture to Alaska

By Becky Bohrer Posted 12:28 p.m. HST, Oct 8, 2015
The remnants of a tropical storm were expected to bring heavy rains and gusty winds to parts of southeast Alaska on Friday in what is a rare weather event.

Oho weakens as it heads toward Alaska

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 6:00 a.m. HST, Oct 8, 2015
Oho, now a post-tropical cyclone, missed Hawaii and continues to speed away from the state today.

Strong winds, rain down trees, cause landslides on Hawaii island

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 11:23 a.m. HST, Oct 6, 2015
The National Weather Service extended a flood advisory for Hawaii island after radar indicated persistent rain that will cause minor flooding.

More heavy rain is predicted; Pacific ties cyclone record

By Leila Fujimori
A tropical depression expected to become Tropical Storm Niala is the 11th cyclone this hurricane season in the Central North Pacific, tying the record for the most such storms.

Flash flood warnings canceled; flood watch remains for Oahu, Kauai County

By Craig Gima Posted 8:01 a.m. HST, Sep 11, 2015
Forecasters say the skies over Oahu and Hawaii island will be partly cloudy for much of Saturday, a day after heavy showers brought localized flooding for both islands. Maui and Kauai can expect mostly cloudy skies with occasional showers, forecasters say.

Oahu flood advisory extended; Islands under flash flood watch

By Craig Gima Posted 5:04 a.m. HST, Sep 10, 2015
Rain with rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour moved ashore from the south early Friday morning, prompting a flood advisory for Oahu.

Jimena weakens; Muggy weather, afternoon rains continue

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 7:50 a.m. HST, Sep 9, 2015
Jimena weakened to a tropical depression north of the main Hawaiian islands as it continued to cut off the tradewinds, bringing uncomfortable muggy weather and the chance of afternoon showers.

Showers drench Oahu; State remains under flood watch

By Craig Gima Posted 5:18 a.m. HST, Sep 3, 2015
Stormy weather over the islands Thursday has prompted a flood warning for Oahu and watches across the state as hot, humid weather brought over the islands by Hurricane Ignacio continues to generate showers and thunderstorms.

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