LIHUE, KAUAI (HawaiiNewsNow) - As Tropical Storm Darby continues its track over the islands, Kauai Mayor Bernard P. Carvalho, Jr. has signed an emergency proclamation.
The proclamation follows Governor Ige's proclamation in authorizing the expenditure of funds for disaster-related damages or losses.
"We are urging residents and visitors to be prepared as the latest forecast shows that tropical storm conditions could impact Kaua'i County by Sunday evening through Monday," Mayor Carvalho said. "Officials and emergency personnel stand ready to respond to any emergencies that could occur as a result of this storm."
Kauai County is currently under a Tropical Storm Warning, a Flash Flood Watch, and a High Surf Advisory for all east-facing shores.
While the Lihue Airport is still open, travelers should contact their airlines directly to check on possible flight delays or cancellations.
There are currently no plans to open any shelters on Kauai just yet, but the American Red Cross is ready to open shelters on an as-needed basis. For a list of open shelters state wide, click here.