Senator Brian Schatz and his staff are receiving regular updates from FEMA and local officials on the strength of Tropical Storm Flossie.
"Today, I was briefed by officials at FEMA on Tropical Storm Flossie. Over the last several days, our office has been in regular communication with Maui officials, Hawaii County officials and the State Adjutant General to discuss steps they are taking, and to ensure officials have the support needed to effectively respond," said Senator Brian Schatz. "While the storm has weakened over time, the public should continue to follow instructions from local officials and monitor the local news for updates. Our office stands ready to assist Hawaii's residents and visitors."