President Trump approves disaster declaration request for Kauai flooding

President Trump approves disaster declaration request for Kauai flooding
(Source: Chris Jensen/Hawaii Stream)

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - President Trump has signed a disaster declaration for massive flooding in Kauai in March.

The request was submitted on April 27 and was approved on Thursday.

The money will go toward emergency repair work to damaged public infrastructure and facilities, as well as prevention efforts.

Torrential rain slammed Kauai from March 27 to 28, closing multiple roads and leaving behind a huge mess.

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