2018 Central Pacific hurricane season wraps up today

  • Shoppers stock up on supplies for Hurricane Lane at the Kona Target. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
  • A store in the Kona Inn Shopping Village is prepared for Hurricane Lane. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
  • Laaloa Beach Park (Magic Sands), was due to Hurricane Lane, though the storm spared West Hawaii for the most part. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
  • Flooding due to Hurricane Lane caused major damage in the Piihonua nieghborhood in Hilo.
  • HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald Flooding debris from Hurricane Lane riddles the soccer fields at Hilo Bayfront.
  • Piihonua resident Margaret Collins looks out over flood damage due to Hurricane Lane in the Piihonua neighborhood Aug. 24 in Hilo. (HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald)

  • This photo provided by Jessica Henricks show a flood Wailuku River on Aug. 23 as Hurricane Lane passed. (Jessica Henricks/via AP)

  • This Aug. 22 image provided by NOAA shows Hurricane Lane south of Hawaii. Hurricane Lane was forecast to continue its northwest turn into the islands Thursday. (NOAA/via AP)

KAILUA-KONA — The 2018 Central Pacific hurricane season officially ends today. However, a developing El Niño could potentially fuel some offseason action.