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LIVE: Hurricane Iselle Strikes Hawaii

Hurricane Iselle continues on its historic path toward the Big Island of Hawaii.

The storm, a Category 1 hurricane, will bring high winds, power outages, flooding rains, road closures and rough surf.

On its current path, the Big Island of Hawaii will take a direct hit before passing just south of the other islands.


UPDATES: (All times listed in Hawaiian time)

6:28 p.m. HST Thursday:

6:19 p.m. HST Thursday: Another rain band is hitting Hilo. Webcam is from the University of Hawaii, Hilo, overlooking Wailoa State Park.

6:11 p.m. HST Thursday: Honolulu, Kahului, Kona, Lihue, Molokai and Lanai airports are still open, but checking schedules is advised, the airports said.

6:07 p.m. HST Thursday: No more flights scheduled for Hilo International Airport due to Iselle, the airport said.

5:54 p.m. HST Thursday: Route 11 (Keaau to Volcano Highway) and Route 132 blocked by downed trees south of Hilo, Hawaii Police Department reports.

5:49 p.m. HST Thursday:

5:36 p.m. HST Thursday:

5:30 p.m. HST Thursday: Non-essential city services will be closed on Friday in Honolulu; it includes all satellite city halls and driver licensing centers, the city said on its website. City offices will be closed on Friday. There will be no trash or bulky waste pickup on Friday.

5:22 p.m. HST Thursday: Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell announces a disaster proclamation has been issued.

5:14 p.m. HST Thursday: Hilo has received 1.06 inches of rain since 11 a.m. HST Thursday.

5:13 p.m. HST Thursday:

5:09 p.m. HST Thursday: Iselle continues at hurricane strength with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph.

5:08 p.m. HST Thursday:

4:53 p.m. HST Thursday: Hurricane Julio, which is on the heels of Iselle, has strengthened to a Category 3 hurricane.

4:47 p.m. HST Thursday: AccuWeather.com meteorologists estimate that Iselle will make landfall on the Big Island of Hawaii around 10 p.m. HST Thursday.

4:44 p.m. HST Thursday: The American Red Cross will open 10 shelters in the Honolulu area at 10 p.m. HST Thursday.

4:40 p.m. HST Thursday:

4:30 p.m. HST Thursday: All state highway roadwork is suspended through Sunday, Aug. 10 on Hawaii Island, Maui and Oahu due to hurricanes Iselle and Julio, the Hawaii Department of Transportation said.

4:28 p.m. HST Thursday: Hawaii Attorney General David Louie says state elections will proceed on Saturday as planned, although some polling places may change.

4:26 p.m. HST Thursday: