More snow falls on Hawaii Island summits

  • Snow surrounds the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope atop Maunakea in this webcam image taken Friday morning.

Wintry weather continues for the summits of Maunakea and Mauna Loa.

A winter weather advisory is in place for both summits until 6 p.m. as snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches are expected. The Maunakea Access Road remained closed Friday morning.

On Maui, the summit of Haleakala could see accumulations of 1 inch.

A high surf advisory also remains in effect for east-facing shores through this afternoon.

Surf of 10 to 14 feet is possible, with strong breaking waves, shore break and currents making swimming dangerous.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.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


By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the Star-Advertiser's 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, email