Hawaii County Civil Defense also met this afternoon to make sure all emergency crews on the island are ready to go.
"We've also been contacting with in coordination with our public works, state highways, and environmental management officers, the various private contractors in the community," Hawaii County Civil Defense Darryl Oliveira said. "We're just asking for availability should we be affected by the storm, with assistance and resources with debris cleanup, if we do have any flooding issues as well as trees and power lines have gone down."
The first runner to cross the finish line of the 2013 Honolulu Marathon was Gilbert Chepkwony who finished in 2:18:47.
Dry weather conditions made for a great day as thousands of runners participated in the 41st Annual Honolulu Marathon. Those who ran inspired others to participate next year-- while those who cheered from the sidelines helped motivate them to keep running.
It's the holiday season and that means parties, fun and for some, drinking. However, police are on the lookout for drunk drivers. One family offered a reminder on Sunday, why it's important to not drink and drive.