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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Honolulu HI
437 AM HST Sun Apr 29 2018

...Extended outage for the Kauai NEXRAD...
Weather permitting, the Kauai weather radar, with the call sign
PHKI/SOK, will be undergoing maintenance on its protective
covering, also known as the radome. There are leaks which needs to
be repaired. In doing so, the radar will be out-of-service for 4
days, starting this Thursday, May 3, at 8 am HST, to Sunday, May
6, at 6 pm HST. Partial outage will occur between Monday, May 7,
and Thursday, May 10, for 10 hours each day between 8 am and 6 pm

About 4 panels of the radome, will be replaced. The radome will
also get a new coat of paint after getting a wash-down.

We will keep you inform of any updates.

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