kubectl pointing to the local context. minikube automatically sets the context to the local VM. If not you can use kubectl config use <context> or (if using the OpenShift CLI) oc login -u <user> <url>
$ operator-sdk up local --namespace=<namespace> --operator-flags="<flags to pass>"
Grafana features not yet supported in the operator
Grafana has provisioning support for multiple channels (notifiers) of alerts. The operator does currently not support this type of provisioning. An empty directory is mounted at the expected location to prevent a warning in the grafana log. This feature might be supported in the future.