Coast Guard prepares to close Hawaii County commercial ports ahead of Hurricane Madeline

Coast Guard prepares to close Hawaii County commercial ports ahead of Hurricane Madeline
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port of Honolulu anticipates closing Hawaii County ports to all traffic at 8 p.m. HST today. Vessels transiting within the vicinity of the Hawaiian Island harbors should seek sheltered waters until storm conditions subside and the COTP has deemed the ports safe to reopen. Port closures: Hawaii County — Hilo Harbor, Kawaihae Harbor – Anticipate...

Coast Guard urges public to prepare for heavy weather ahead of Hurricane Madeline

Coast Guard urges public to prepare for heavy weather ahead of Hurricane Madeline
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is urging the public to prepare for the onset of heavy weather expected to impact the Hawaiian Islands, Wednesday. Currently, Hurricane Madeline has maximum winds of 100 mph and is expected to generate high surf throughout the Main Hawaiian Islands. Mariners and beachgoers should monitor the progress and strength of the storm through newspapers, the internet and local...