Hector passes south

Hector passes south of Hawaii

Hurricane Hector is passing south with minimal impact on the Big Island, and the tropical storm warning for that island was canceled Wednesday.

With maximum sustained winds of 115 mph, Hector was located about 220 miles south of Hilo and 370 miles south-southeast of Honolulu and traveling west at 16 mph about 3:30 p.m., according to the Central Pacific Hurricane Center.

Breezy tradewinds will prevail across the state, with strong winds affecting Lanai and the summits of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa. A wind advisory is in effect for those areas until midnight, according to the National Weather Service.


The Garden Island

  1. I saw a Vampire once August 8, 2018 8:41 pm Reply

    By 11:00 p.m. tonight, 270 miles south of the Island of Oahu. It will miss Kaua’i too.

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the TERMS OF SERVICE. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. If your comments are inappropriate, you may be banned from posting. To report comments that you believe do not follow our guidelines, send us an email.