Typhoon Hagibis: Flights from Honolulu to Japan canceled ahead of storm
A strong storm is forecast to hit Japan this weekend, and the Japanese government is warning residents to stockpile necessities and leave high-risk places before it’s too dangerous.
Typhoon Hagibis is expected to bring 30 inches of rain to the Tokyo area and Japan's Pacific Coast, and has forced Rugby World Cup matches and other events to be canceled -- including flights from Honolulu.
Hawaiian Airlines had to cancel the following flights Friday:
"Our guests will be accommodated on our other flights, once operations resume. We have added the following extra flights between HNL and Narita (NRT) that will operate after the typhoon passes," the airline said in a statement.
The added flights are as follows:
The airline also said they are offering travel waivers to those with tickets to and from other airports in Japan -- HND, NRT, KIX and ITM.
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