Trades gone by Wednesday, wetter weekend ahead.
Moderate to locally fresh trade winds will continue through Wednesday. East-southeast flow with leeward afternoon sea breezes and cloudiness from Thursday through Saturday. An approaching front and upper low will increase rain and bring possible thunderstorms Sunday into early next week.
The owner of Makani Kai Air says the plane that crashed off Molokai had catastrophic engine failure.
A top Hawaii official is dead following a plane crash off Molokai. Officials say state Health Director Loretta Fuddy died at the scene.
WATCH VIDEO: The Coast Guard transported three passengers to Emergency Medical Services after a plane crashed in the ocean off Kalaupapa, Molokai, on Wednesday.