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Question about Medications
Here’s what the US Customs & Border Protection states:

Can I travel with medications and medical devices, such as needles or oxygen tanks?

Prescription medications should be in their original...
To me that’s a good thing because Uber/Lyft...
To me that’s a good thing because Uber/Lyft drivers at LAX have created much more congestion when we arrive in the evening.

Family wait in the cell phone lot & pick us up when ready on the upper...
Forum: Hawaii
Posted By Astro Flyer
That’s encouraging news & their website is...
That’s encouraging news & their website is another resource for direct updates.

https://www.nps.gov/havo/2018-closure.htm

“We set a goal to open parts of the park on Saturday, September 22...
Black sand beach suggestions near dock?
The times we’ve driven to that Makena area black sand beach (thought it was more salt & pepper) we only took photos. Being a less protected beach the ocean conditions were rougher, it was windier...
Being much more maneuverable, a helicopter can...
Being much more maneuverable, a helicopter can provide great views that are not possible in an airplane.

I haven’t checked recently but there were flight restrictions during the current eruptive...
Having safely flown helicopters for over 17,000...
Having safely flown helicopters for over 17,000 hours obviously they don’t bother me. ;)

Having flown both types of aircraft, a helicopter is not more unstable than a small airplane & both can be...
I hope everyone is ok...
Harvey has the highest recorded rainfall since 1950 & Houston doesn’t drain as well as the BI.

“The highest storm total is 60.58 inches in Nederland, Texas, from Hurricane Harvey a year ago.
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Their website is the best source for current...
Their website is the best source for current updates:

https://www.nps.gov/valr/faqs.htm

MEMORIAL ACCESS UPDATE: Visitor access to the USS Arizona Memorial has been suspended for several months...
Read another report that areas of the Big Island...
Read another report that areas of the Big Island got 50”...tropical storms can result in a deluge.
The Road to Hāna is open & being a rainforest...
The Road to Hāna is open & being a rainforest area mud slides or trees down are common during heavy rain. The small road leading to the black sand Waianapanapa beach is temporarily closed as is a...
It was even worse earlier this year in Kauai with...
It was even worse earlier this year in Kauai with over 4 feet within 24 hours on the northshore.

“Heavy rain April 13-16 flooded parts of Oahu and Kauai, including a possible U.S. record amount...
You’re welcome...have a great trip. :)
You’re welcome...have a great trip. :)
Silver Sweethearts...happy to learn that you...
Silver Sweethearts...happy to learn that you weathered the storm in your Upcountry home.

We’re currently on the Mainland & thankfully have good neighbors that watch our South Maui house.

Lane...
There’s a shuttle that takes people to the...
There’s a shuttle that takes people to the Aviation Museum and the USS Missouri. You’ll leave your car in the Arizona Memorial parking lot.

How do I get to Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor...
We’re cautiously optimistic about the forecast....
We’re cautiously optimistic about the forecast. :)

A second separate brushfire broke out within the past hour in the Ka’anapali. The Lahaina fire resulted in moving people from one emergency...
The latest example of a road closure isolating...
The latest example of a road closure isolating the West Maui area.

“Overnight, fire crews responded to a quick moving brush fire in West Maui that has since grown to 300 acres. Maui...
Forum: Hawaii
Posted By Astro Flyer
Hurricane Lane
As others have stated it’s highly unlikely.

Aussie friends had reservations to stay 4 days in Waikiki on their way home from Boston after their US cruises. They were able to change their flights...
Forum: Hawaii
Posted By Astro Flyer
Also read the USAF have moved their aircraft to...
Also read the USAF have moved their aircraft to undisclosed locations but USN aircraft are being hangared or repositioned.
...
Forum: Hawaii
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Aussie cruise friends arrive today for 4 days in...
Aussie cruise friends arrive today for 4 days in Waikiki on their way home. Bad timing but hopefully Lane will continue westward although based on most computer models that’s unlikely.
Forum: Hawaii
Posted By Astro Flyer
Thanks for the updates on this evolving...
Thanks for the updates on this evolving situation.

Cargo container ships have been loaded with essential supplies & are carrying offloading equipment to be able to deliver supplies to any port. ...
Forum: Hawaii
Posted By Astro Flyer
Checking the POA’s itinerary it’s understandable...
Checking the POA’s itinerary it’s understandable why they would remain at sea.

Since last night the cone for the forecasted track of the Lane has moved slightly west which could result in the...
A couple of months ago a new section of the...
A couple of months ago a new section of the Lahaina bypass road was opened from Olowalu to Lahaina. Initially it resulted in longer delays however the problems have been corrected because I haven’t...
Here’s their current update ...
Here’s their current update

https://www.nps.gov/valr/faqs.htm

UPDATE: The USS Arizona Memorial will remain closed through fall, with a reopening date expected to be AFTER October 1, 2018. We...
Forum: Hawaii
Posted By Astro Flyer
This link about Lahaina includes links to harbor...
This link about Lahaina includes links to harbor information & a historical walking tour.

https://lahainatown.com/
With your great attitude you’ll undoubtedly enjoy...
With your great attitude you’ll undoubtedly enjoy whatever activity you decide is your best option here on the Valley Isle. :cool: