Purpose: silliness, I guess ;-)
The joke here is that Wiki is supposed to be based on a Hawaiian term. (I thought that Wiki was a hawaiian word... meaning "fast".) See http://c2.com/cgi/wiki?AboutTheNameWikiWiki .
You can find out about the current weather in Hawaii at: http://www.hawaii.edu/News/weather.html .
DG: Hawai'i ?? I live here.. er.. there. Here's a better site for info about my favorite island, Maui. http://www.mhpcc.edu/tour/maui.html