24 Aug 2018

Hawaii faces direct hit from category 4 Hurricane Lane

From Morning Report, 6:13 am on 24 August 2018

The US state of Hawaii is bracing for a direct hit of a category 4 hurricane. Hurricane Lane is expected to be the most powerful storm to reach the islands in 25 years. Emergency preparations are under way with schools, government offices and businesses closed in anticipation. Richard Rapoza is with Hawaii's emergency management agency in Honolulu. He talks to Susie Ferguson.