This commment is unpublished.· 18:11 09/10/2018I have to correct myself-it was a mayor, not the governor that told folks not to buy too much. Sorry, didn't mean to attribute a comment to the wrong person.
The National Hurricane Center has issued a Hurricane Wacth for the Hawaiian Islands as Hurricane Olivia makes her way toward a DIRECT HIT.
As of 11:00 PM Eastern US time on Sunday evening, Olivia was just barely a hurricane, with maximum sustained winds of about 75 MPH.
This storm comes about a couple weeks after another storm deluged Hawaii with over 20 Inches of rain, causing widespread flooding and serious property damage.
Persons in Hawaii should be making plans right now to have Emergency food, water, medicines, flashlight and portable radios with spare batteries. Do not wait until just before the storm strikes. Folks who wait often find empty store shelves, empty gasoline stations and no way to prepare themselves or their families to get through such a storm.
Here's what to have:
Be sure to have the following handy: