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Expect Vog from the Big Island as winds change direction

Winds will be light and variable, becoming more easterly by tonight. As the winds change direction, they could bring in some vog from the Big Island. Expect a sunny start to our island weather, then more afternoon clouds as sea breezes form. We will also see some afternoon showers as more moisture gets pushed westward over parts of Maui County. …

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Winds expected to be light pushing more clouds leeward

Today winds will be light again but turning more SW. Expect winds of 5-15 mph, which should be light enough for afternoon sea breezes to form. That will push in more clouds to leeward sides later in the day. Tomorrow there will be sunshine and clouds, but the threat of heavier rain drops for most of the state. Although a …

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The threat of heavy rain will be around today and the first half of Sunday

Expect a mix of sunshine, clouds and showers today. The threat of heavy rain will be around today and the first half of Sunday. Winds will gradually drop and become light and variable, which may mean afternoon seabreezes will form. If that is the case, there could be more PM clouds over leeward sides and a better chance of stronger …

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Family, friends identify victims in deadly Molokai plane crash

Family and friends have the identified the two individuals involved in Sunday’s plane crash on Molokai as Lynn and Bill Vogt. The family said in a statement: “We appreciate all the love and support from everyone who knew them. We are grieving heavily right now, and hope that people will respect our privacy during this difficult time.” Lynn was a …

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UPDATE: Plane Crash on Moloka’i Leaves No Survivors

Updated at 5:07 p.m. to include Maui Fire Department release. At around noon on Sunday Molokai firefighters located the crash site and wreckage of a small private aircraft that went down late Sunday morning 4 miles west of the Molokai Airport. Crews did not find any survivors and confirmed two fatalities from within the aircraft. Emergency crews received the call …

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A weak front expected to move down the island chain

We’ll see more clouds and a few showers as a weak front moves down the islands, and stalls over Maui County. Rain will be light for the most part and affect mainly windward and northern sides of the islands. A few showers could reach leeward spots. Winds should stay light, but may also briefly increase as the front moves through, …

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