HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) –
Hurricane Hector continues its march south of the state, pushing up surf and contributing to wet weather in some spots.
At 11 a.m. Thursday, the storm was still a major Category 3 storm, packing maximum sustained winds near 120 mph with higher gusts.
It was situated about 385 miles southwest of Honolulu, and was moving west near 16 mph.
On its current track, Hector is churns west and poses no significant threat to the main Hawaiian Islands. It’s expected to pass about 100 to 200 miles north of Johnston Island late Friday.