Tropical Depression Tara Track 1600 Hours October 16 2018
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Tropical Storm Tara

October 11, 2018 Janet Cole

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 400 PM CDT Tue Oct 16 2018 Tropical Storm Tara – Interaction with the mountainous terrain of southwestern Mexico, along with some modest southeasterly wind shear and drier mid-level […]

Post-Tropical Storm Walaka Track 0800 Hours October 6 2018
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Tropical Storm Walaka

September 30, 2018 Janet Cole

NWS Central Pacific Hurricane Center Honolulu HI 500 AM HST Sat Oct 06 2018 Post-Tropical Storm Walaka’s  (see 13 videos below) low-level circulation center (LLCC) remains completely devoid of deep convection early this morning. The last few […]

Tropical Depression Miriam Track 0500 Hours September 2 2018
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Tropical Storm Miriam

August 23, 2018 Janet Cole

NWS Central Pacific Hurricane Center Honolulu HI 500 AM HST Sun Sep 02 2018 The center of Miriam(see Saturday video below) has been completely devoid of deep convection for almost 24 hours as nearly 50 […]

Tropical Depression Lane Track 0500 Hours August 28 2018
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Tropical Storm Lane

August 11, 2018 Janet Cole

NWS Central Pacific Hurricane Center Honolulu HI 500 AM HST Tue Aug 28 2018 Overnight GOES-15 fog product imagery along with a few VIIRS images and a Monday evening SCATSAT pass show that the exposed […]

Hurricane Hector Track August 6 2018
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Category 4 Hurricane Hector Nears Hilo Hawaii

August 6, 2018 Janet Cole

Category 4 Hurricane Hector Nears Hilo Hawaii – The Central Pacific Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Hurricane Hector, located about 900 miles east-southeast of Hilo, Hawaii. The latest model guidance remains tightly clustered and […]

Hurricane Hector Track 2300 Hours August 12 2018
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Tropical Storm Hector

July 26, 2018 Janet Cole

NWS Central Pacific Hurricane Center Honolulu HI 1100 PM HST Sun Aug 12 2018 Hector’s appearance has severely degraded according to satellite imagery this evening. The low-level circulation center (LLCC) is becoming almost entirely exposed, […]

Tropical Depression Gilma 1700 Hours July 28 2018
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Tropical Storm Gilma

July 12, 2018 Janet Cole

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 500 PM PDT Sat Jul 28 2018 For the eastern North Pacific…east of 140 degrees west longitude: The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical Depression Gilma, located […]

Volcano Sulfur Dioxide Threatens All Hawaiian Islands
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Volcano Sulfur Dioxide Threatens Hawaiian Islands

May 9, 2018 Janet Cole

(see video below) -} According to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), “The steady lowering of the lava lake in “Overlook crater” within Halemaʻumaʻu at the summit of Kīlauea Volcano has raised the potential for explosive eruptions […]

Cruise Ship Injury

Two Cruise Ship Crew Members Overboard

July 29, 2015 Janet Cole

Norwegian Cruise Line Pride Of America crew members injured during fall in life boat in Hilo Hawaii. On Tuesday, July 28, 2015 two crew members in their 30s were injured aboard Norwegian Cruise Lines Pride of America when they […]

Cruise Ship Deaths

Sapphire Princess Lose Two In Hawaii

May 9, 2015 Janet Cole

Sylvia Clark and Alvin Letken passed away in Hawaii 8 years ago today, creating rumors and conjecture. On May 9, 2007, Sylvia Clark, a US citizen sailing aboard Princess Cruises’ Sapphire Princess passed away from natural […]

Cruise Ship Illness

Cruise Ship Gets USCG Blood Airdrop

August 24, 2014 Janet Cole

Cruise Bruise: Carnival Cruise Lines’ cruise ship Carnival Miracle departed from Vancouver, BC. Then, 400 miles NE of Oahu, Hawaii  #cruise ship passenger receives 10 units of blood via airdrop. The United States Coast Guard (USCG) press release said, ” […]