Highway sealed on North Shore

April 15, 2018 - Essential Water

HAENA — Landslides and complicated rains forced a closure of Kuhio Highway from a area north of Hanalei famous as Waikoko to a finish of a highway during Haena.

The highway was sealed overnight Saturday, and crews were to consider a situations this morning.

County officials reported 3 landslides between Hanalei and Wainiha restraint both lanes of a highway, and H2O rushing over a highway nearby Haena Beach Park.

State Department of Transportation crews operative to transparent a highway were forced to quit work shortly after 5 p.m. Saturday due to complicated rains and other dangerous conditions. There were no injuries reported.

Kauai Police Department officials suggested motorists to equivocate a areas solely for emergencies.

Also Saturday, a Department of Water released an evident H2O charge notice for all residents in Wainiha and Haena until serve notice, due to a severe continue and an electrical energy outage inspiring a area’s good site.

Residents and businesses in Wainiha to Haena are urged to extent H2O expenditure to essential uses only, in sequence to equivocate a H2O outage.

Essential H2O uses embody cooking, showering and toilet flushing.

Water charge measures embody refraining from automobile washing, branch off involuntary outside irrigation and sprinkler systems, and regulating H2O wisely both indoors and outdoors.

Updates will be supposing when new information becomes available.

All Wainiha and Haena residents should continue H2O charge measures until a ask is lifted, a county said.

To guard updates online, revisit www.facebook.com/KauaiDOW.

• For updates on highway conditions and closures, call 241-1725. Do not call 911 unless there is an emergency.

• For continue updates, revisit a NWS website, www.weather.gov/hawaii or call a National Weather Service programmed continue line during 245-6001.

• To pointer adult for Blackboard Connect, a county’s puncture presentation service, go to a county’s website, www.kauai.gov/KEMA, or call a Kauai Emergency Management Agency during 241-1800.

  1. Really crazy continue here in Haena! Neighbors all pulling together and examination out for any other! Beautiful thing in a midst of disaster.

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