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Hawaii Hurricanes

Ignacio, Jimena — Kevin? How Storms Are Named in Hawaii NOAA

Ignacio, Jimena — Kevin? How Storms Are Named in Hawaii

It depends on where the cyclone forms in relation to 140 degrees longitude. Malia follows Kilo and Loke.

Hurricane Ignacio Slowly Moving Toward Hawaii

Hurricane Ignacio Slowly Moving Toward Hawaii

The storm could reach the Big Island by Monday.

Kilo ‘Less of a Threat’ to Hawaii, But Still May Become a Hurricane NOAA

Kilo ‘Less of a Threat’ to Hawaii, But Still May Become a Hurricane

The latest forecasts keep the storm “well to the west” of Hawaii for at least the next five days. Meanwhile, more disturbances develop.

Hawaii Dodges Another Storm, But More Likely on the Way AccuWeather

Hawaii Dodges Another Storm, But More Likely on the Way

A strengthening El Niño will continue the potential for tropical systems tracking near the islands well into the fall.

65 Years of Hawaii Hurricanes, Tropical Storms and Depressions in One Map NOAA

65 Years of Hawaii Hurricanes, Tropical Storms and Depressions in One Map

Recent history shows the isles have been spared more often than not when tropical cyclones move through the Pacific Ocean.

The Projector: Pictures From Hawaii — in the Path of Two Hurricanes PF Bentley/Civil Beat

The Projector: Pictures From Hawaii — in the Path of Two Hurricanes

In recent days, the first of two big storms headed toward the islands, leaving people to hunker down, fearing the worst and hoping for the best.

Iselle Fizzles After Hitting Big Island, But Julio Still on Its Way Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Iselle Fizzles After Hitting Big Island, But Julio Still on Its Way

Oahu escapes virtually unscathed as hurricane-turned-tropical storm ends up being a no-show.

Iselle Pummels Big Island, Toppling Trees, Power Lines Zoe Leonard/Sunbums

Iselle Pummels Big Island, Toppling Trees, Power Lines

But as of mid-day, the tropical storm had made little impact on other islands, including Oahu.

A History of Hawaii Hurricanes Since 1843 KITV

A History of Hawaii Hurricanes Since 1843

Say “hola” to Iselle and Julio. And how’s your supplies situation? Water? Batteries? TP?

Fun Fact: Hawaii’s Major Hurricanes, 1950-2012

Hurricane season in Hawaii runs from June 1 through November. We’ve been lucky — it’s been 22 years since Iniki.
Hawaii Hurricanes