The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a

* Special Marine Warning for...
Kaiwi Channel...
Maui County Leeward Waters...
Oahu Leeward Waters...
Oahu Windward Waters...

* Until 745 AM HST.

* At 542 AM HST, a strong thunderstorm was located near Laau Point,
or 10 nm southwest of Maunaloa, moving north at 20 knots.

HAZARD...Wind gusts 34 knots or greater and frequent lightning.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...Small craft could be damaged in briefly higher winds and
suddenly higher waves.

* Locations impacted include...
Laie Point, Laau Point, FAD Buoy U, FAD Buoy T, Hale O Lono Harbor,
Mokulua Islands, FAD Buoy MM and FAD Buoy CC.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Move to safe harbor immediately as gusty winds and high waves are
expected.

Frequent lightning is occurring with this storm. If caught on the
open water, stay below deck if possible.