In anticipation of the potential threat of Tropical Storm Flossie, and for the health and safety of patrons and staff, all public libraries on the Big Island and Maui County will be closed on Monday, according to State Librarian Richard Burns.
The following Big Island public libraries that are normally open on Mondays will be closed on July 29:
- Mountain View
- North Kohala
In addition, the following Maui County public libraries that are normally open on Mondays will be closed on July 29:
For more information, please visit the Hawaii State Public Library System's website .
The first runner to cross the finish line of the 2013 Honolulu Marathon was Gilbert Chepkwony who finished in 2:18:47.
Thousands gathered at the memorial to pay tribute to those who paid the ultimate sacrifice and to those who survived.
You may remember the story we did earlier this week about the Pearl Harbor survivor who was headed here from the mainland for the ceremony, he was bumped from the flight and didn't know if he would get here in time.