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Brown Water Advisory issued for Maui

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MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) -

The State Department of Health on Friday issued a Brown Water Advisory for a portion of Maui's shoreline following heavy rains.

The public is urged to stay out of the water at Honokahua Bay and Honolua Bay.

Flood waters and storm runoff in the area could contain materials from overflowing cesspools, sewer manholes, pesticides and other harmful elements including dead animals and fecal matter.

Health officials warn, if the water is brown, stay out.

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