Landslides, fallen trees blocking Hana Highway following heavy rain on Maui

Landslides, fallen trees blocking Hana Highway following heavy rain on Maui
Heavy rain is detected along Maui's Hana side just before 1 p.m. Saturday.

MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) - Radar showed heavy rain hitting parts of Maui Saturday afternoon, prompting forecaster to issue a flood advisory for the island.

From noon to 1 p.m., radar showed spots of heavy rain and instability as a front moved down the island chain.

State transportation officials said that downed trees blocked Hana Highway in both directions near mile marker 12.5. Crews responded and got one lane open around 1:15 p.m.

Shortly after, multiple landslides were reported between mile markers 7 and 13.

The flood advisory for the island means flooding conditions are likely. Conditions may change throughout the day.

The advisory is currently slated to last until 5 p.m.

This story will be updated.

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