More than 200 airlifted to safety after flooding on Kauai

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More than 100 people have been airlifted from Kauai's north shore and taken to a shelter after a weekend storm.

Logan said the National Guard would continue to monitor conditions on Kauai and confer with Kauai County officials to determine what additional assistance may be needed. Kuhio highway, near the Hanalei Bridge is still closed until until the bridge can be inspected and deemed safe.

"I've lived here all my life and this is one of the most serious situations on Kauai", said the island's mayor, Bernard Carvalho, as reported by Hawaii News Now. They briefly ran out of food and water.

HI-EMA Administrator Thomas L. Travis is working with Honolulu City and County Department of Emergency Management officials to determine what assets Oahu DEM can provide to assist Kauai County.

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The American Red Cross opened evacuation shelters at Kapaa Middle School, the Church of the Pacific in Princeville and at the elementary school. The school will reopen Wednesday.

The water conservation notice from Princeville Utilities Co. Please be advised that as the pipe empties, it is possible that some air or sediment may enter your home plumbing.

State Department of Transportation worked throughout today to clear landslides along Kūhiō Highway, while the Kaua'i Utility Cooperative and Hawaiian Tel crew simultaneously work on repairs to fallen utility poles. On Saturday afternoon, the Kalihiwai Reservoir was nearing capacity and residents in the low-lying areas were directed to evacuate as a safety precaution. Two sinkholes have blocked off Weke road, near Black Pot Beach- as well as Hanalei Plantation road in Princeville.

Not all coastal areas may be affected by flood runoff, but if the water is brown - stay out.

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