Kauai flood warning cancelled, roads still closed

Photo of Kauai floods from Monday
Photo of Kauai floods from Monday

KAUAI (HawaiiNewsNow) - The National Weather Service has cancelled the flash flood warning for Kauai.A flash flood watch remains in effect through 6 a.m. Wednesday.

COunty officials say Lydgate Park has been closed due to flooding and a spill from the Wailua Wastewater Treatment Facility. County officials are following the guidance of the state Department of Health regarding protocols on the reopening of the park.

Tuesday's meeting in Kilauea to discuss the revised administrative rules relating to the regulation and operation of the county's Sunshine Markets has been cancelled and will be re-scheduled at a later date. More information on this will be forthcoming.

Kuhio Highway at Kalihiwai Bridge is now open. Traffic is being alternated on Kuhio Highway in the vicinity of the Hanalei Bridge to allow traffic to flow in one direction at a time.

Additionally, one lane of Kuhio Highway from Hanalei to just before the stream crossing at Ha'ena Beach Park is open.

Roadways that remain closed:

  • Kuhio Highway in the vicinity of Hā'ena Beach Park
  • Kuhio Highway in the vicinity of mile marker 22.5 in Kilauea; northbound traffic is being diverted to Kolo Road while southbound traffic is being redirected to Pili Road
  • Kapa'a bypass road
  • Wa‘apa Road between the Niumalu Road and Wilcox Road junction in Nāwiliwili

Currently only the Church of the Pacific in Princeville remains open as a holding area. The emergency shelter at Kapa'a Middle School was closed at approximately 4 p.m.

Green waste services at all transfer stations have been suspended until further notice. Only the Kekaha Landfill is currently accepting green waste.

The Hanalei transfer station is also closed until further notice.

The Wailua Golf Course was closed today and will also be closed tomorrow.

In addition, Hanalei Elementary School will be closed tomorrow.

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