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Naming storms in the Central Pacific


The following list of names will be used to identify storms that form within the Central Pacific this 2014 hurricane season:

  • Wali
  • Ana
  • Ela
  • Halola
  • Iune
  • Kilo
  • Loke
  • Malia
  • Niala
  • Oho
  • Pali
  • Ulika
  • Walaka

The last cyclones that formed in the Central Pacific were tropical storms Pewa and Unala in August 2013.

The following names have been retired and will not be used again for a new storm: Fico (1978), Fefa, Iwa and Iniki.

Source: Storm names from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Central Pacific Hurricane Center in Honolulu.