- Associated Press - Friday, August 8, 2014

HONOLULU (AP) - This is what Associated Press reporters on the scene are learning as the first tropical storm in 22 years hit Hawaii:

3:42 p.m. HST

Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell gives Oahu “the all-clear” after Tropical Storm Iselle passes, allowing city services like buses and trash pickup to resume.

“People were seeing nice weather, and they were going about their business anyway,” he said.

3:26 p.m. HST

Shortly after canceling a tropical storm warning for the Big Island, the National Weather Service canceled similar alerts for Maui and Oahu. Kauai is the only county where a warning remains.

3:08 p.m. HST

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has canceled its tropical storm warning for the Big Island. Tropical Storm Iselle has passed and is about 120 miles southwest of Honolulu. Similar warnings are still in effect for Honolulu, Maui and Kauai counties.

2:40 p.m. HST

Commuter airline Island Air says it plans to resume its interisland flights Saturday, with flights from Honolulu to Lanai, Maui and Kauai taking off starting at 6 a.m. HST.

1:57 p.m. HST

Maui County Mayor Alan Arakawa says, “For the most part, we were spared a direct impact, and we’re very, very grateful.” He reports that the island got 10 to 15 inches of rain in some areas and tree and power lines toppled, but electricity has been restored after isolated outages. Arakawa says there are no injuries.

1:57 p.m. HST

Stephani Voge, of the Fairmont Orchid resort on the northwest coast of the Big Island, says guests are taking the storm in stride: “They just trusted that we put everybody’s safety first.” She says there are no reports of damage to the property and little rain as the mountains in the area provided a barrier.

12:35 p.m. HST

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