A Gray Media Group, Inc. Station - © 2002-2020 Gray Television, Inc. Hawaii Island Police are crediting the community in bringing together two long-lost brothers earlier this month. Submit your coronavirus news tip. Copyright 2020 Hawaii News Now. Officials say 20 people were taken to an emergency shelter at Kapaa Middle School. We use cookies on this site to improve your experience as explained in our Cookie Policy. Some users may need to click here for a full slideshow. Josh Green said based on the first few days of the program, things seem to be going well. Life takes you to unexpected places. A body was found on the side of a road on the Big Island Sunday morning. Forecasters warn that some periods of heavy showers over a particular area could translate to localized flooding concerns for Kauai and Oahu. In late October 2004, an upper level low pressure system destabilized the lower level trade wind air mass and produced wet conditions across the main Hawaiian Islands, resulting in several flash flood events. Heavy showers and a few thunderstorms are expected over Kauai and Oahu today, forecasters said, especially through the afternoon hours. If your comments are inappropriate, you may be banned from posting. The National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory for the island of Oahu, effective through 4 p.m. today. March 27, 2020 at 5:15 PM HST - Updated March 28 at 4:41 PM, Long-lost brothers reunited through social media, Homicide investigation launched after discovery of a body in Kalapana, A sinking boat in Hawaii Kai is causing environmental and health concerns, Brown water advisory posted for 5-mile stretch of west Oahu coastline, More mysterious lights appear over Hawaii (and they’re likely not Starlink satellites). 420 Waiakamilo Road, Suite 205Honolulu, HI 96817Main (808) 847-3246News (808) 847-1112. 500 Ala Moana Blvd. Honolulu, HI 96813 The advisory includes Honolulu, Kalihi, Moanalua, Salt Lake, Manoa, Palolo, Halawa, Iwilei, Sand Island, Kakaako, Ala Moana Beach Park, Fort Shafter, Makiki, Nuuanu, Makiki-Tantalus, Moiliili, Honolulu Airport, Waikiki, Kaimuki and Diamond Head. https://t.co/IsmKZnvbuZ #HIWX #HInews #Hawaii #HItraffic pic.twitter.com/05jUndbY9r, Good news/bad news: Videographer that shared earlier footage of flash floods in Anahola, Kauai is safe and sound, but this was his Jeep 1/2 mile downstream at the ocean before it disappeared. Learn more here. That is going to take awhile," said Laureta as he pointed at the debris-filled Wailua River. Isolated showers are expected for the eastern Hawaiian islands. On the right: video taken during a U.S. Coast Guard fly-over from Sunday. Residents woke to severe flooding around the island. A Gray Media Group, Inc. Station - © 2002-2020 Gray Television, Inc. Kauai residents react to massive overnight flooding. Oahu's torrential downpours created the worst flooding in three decades, for parts of the island. A flash flood watch means that conditions are favorable to produce life-threatening flash flooding. Highs during the day range from 84 to 90 degrees, and lows tonight range from 69 to 74. Significant Hawaii Floods + April 19, 1974 Kauai Oahu Flood + October 30, 2004 Manoa Flood. Only light winds of up to 10 mph are expected through tonight. Residents in Hawaii captured video of heavy rain and flooding as Hurricane Lane approached. Thursday, April 19, 2018, 10:33 - Heavy rainfall left flooded roads and reports of mudslides in Kauai County, Hawaii since Saturday (April 14). By Saturday evening, the Kauai Community Correction Center was still inundated with muddy water. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. If flooding persists, the advisory may need to be extended beyond 4 p.m. today. Debris clogged the mouth of the Wailua river on Kauai’s east side as crews briefly shut down Kuhio Highway in the area. All rights reserved. The massive debris from upstream slammed into the Wailua Bridge, creating a makeshift dam. (Image: Hawaii News Now/file) April 15, 2018 at 5:39 PM HST - Updated August 27 at 1:52 PM The rain eventually stopped and the river receded, but parts of the island are still flooded. On Tuesday, a high of 88 degrees in Hilo matched the previous records for that day set in both 1992 and 2015. If you experience heavy rain or rising water, head to higher ground immediately. Click here to see our full coverage of the coronavirus outbreak. Rainfall and runoff will also cause hazardous driving conditions due to ponding, reduced visibility and poor braking action. A flash flood watch remains in place for Kauai and Oahu as the threat for more unstable weather lingers. Residents in Hawaii captured video of heavy rain and flooding as Hurricane Lane approached.Aug. The forecast for Maui and Hawaii island is partly cloudy with isolated showers. The county bus also helped transport evacuees to higher ground. in Waianae, Flash flood watch posted for western half of state ahead of wet weather, Forecast: Light winds continue, with more wet weather on the way, Long-lost brothers reunited through social media, Homicide investigation launched after discovery of a body in Kalapana. Telephone: (808) 529-4747, Hilo suspect charged with multiple crimes including theft from veteran, crashing stolen vehicle into police car, CDC redefines COVID-19 close contact, adds brief encounters, Light winds and rainy weather expected this week, Hawaii reports 38 new coronavirus infections statewide for total of 14,709, Waikiki residents fear Halloween night could turn into COVID-19 super spreader event, Hawaii football team making more adjustments on the road, Big Island coronavirus cases hit 1-day peak and surpass Oahu. KAUAI, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Mike Laureta has lived along the Wailua River for 30 years and says this is worst flooding he’s ever seen in his quiet neighborhood. @firebomb56 @NWSHonolulu @bodyboarder22 #hiwx #hifloods #Kauai #PrayForHanalei pic.twitter.com/yc3oni8PuG, Aloha nui Kauaʻi!! It has since reopened, but other routes remain closed. “If this was a 50-year flood or a 100-year flood, this is it,” Laureta said Saturday as pointed out where raging water rushed through his yard night before. A flood advisory is issued when a specific weather event that is forecast to occur may become a nuisance, according to the NWS. Kauai was under a flash flood warning since the early hours Saturday. ❤️ On the left: an aeriel view of Kauaʻi's North Shore taken by our @HawaiiNewsNow cameras in September of last year. Check for weather alerts in your city, here, VIDEO: Seal pup seen playing with a knife in Hawaii, Deadly, destructive wildfires spread in Oklahoma, Puerto Rico hit by island-wide power blackout. Kauai was under a flash flood warning since the early hours Saturday. Do not cross fast flowing or rising water in your vehicle, or on foot. “It took DOT like four or five days to clean the last flood just a couple of trees. All rights reserved. All rights reserved. Heavy rain, isolated thunderstorms and flash flooding are possible starting Monday night. Those left cleaning up the mess from the storm hope to make some progress today, especially with the chance of more rain in the forecast. “When we walked outside there were other firemen in the street and the water was over their knees,” said Schmidt. There were no new deaths added to the count. Impacts include flooding of beaches that are normally dry, minor coastal erosion and saltwater inundation of low-lying roads, docks boat ramps and other infrastructure.

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