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Hana storm damage. Courtesy photo by Jun Pua.
Governor Signs Supplemental Disaster Proclamation for Maui
March 23rd, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

Earlier this month heavy rain, high winds and flooding were reported across the island chain resulting in damage to roads and property in the East Maui areas of Hana and Hanawana on Maui.


State highway personnel have commenced installation of a new 42-inch drainage culvert (Wednesday, March 7, 2012). Photo courtesy Hawaii Department of Transportation.
Kauai’s Kapaa Temporary Bypass to Reopen on Monday
March 8th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

Heavy rains and floods undermined a 36-inch drainage culvert under the road, resulting in its closure on Monday. The HDOT will reopen the south leg of of the bypass on Monday, March 12, weather-permitting.


Ocean side of the damaged culvert on Kauai's Kuhio Highway.  Water erosion from heavy rains have undermined the Kuhio Highway foundation (photo taken Monday, March 5). Photo courtesy Hawaii State Department of Transportation.
Governor Signs Disaster Proclamations for Kaua’i and O’ahu
March 6th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

This occurrence of a severe, sudden, and extraordinary event has caused extensive damages, losses, and suffering of such character and magnitude to affect the health, welfare, and living conditions of a substantial number of persons, thereby affecting the economy of the State, which is expected to be of such nature as to warrant rehabilitative assistance from the State.


The lower section of the Kapaa Temporary Bypass Road between Olohena Road and Kuhio Highway has been closed indefinitely due to a culvert that collapsed beneath the roadway near Milepost 1.2 due to the recent heavy rains.  Photo of the damaged culvert taken on Monday, March 5, 2012.  Photo courtesy HDOT.
Island-by-Island Weather: Flooding, Waterspouts, Mudslides
March 6th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News, Weather
 

A Flash Flood Watch is now in effect through 6 a.m. Wednesday for Maui County and the rest of the state, with the exception of the Big Island.


Ocean side of the damaged culvert on Kauai's Kuhio Highway.  Water erosion from heavy rains have undermined the Kuhio Highway foundation (photo taken Monday, March 5). Photo courtesy Hawaii State Department of Transportation.
Disaster Proclamation Issued for Repairs to Kaua’i’s Kuhio Hwy
March 5th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

Heavy rains over the last two weekends are being blamed for erosion to the soil foundation and the partial collapse of a 15-foot diameter steel culvert beneath the highway, according to the proclamation.


NEIGHBOR ISLAND WEEKLY ROAD ADVISORIES
NEIGHBOR ISLAND WEEKLY ROAD ADVISORIES
May 15th, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

MAUI ROAD ADVISORIES HONOAPIILANI HIGHWAY NIGHTTIME PAVING CONTINUES The state Department of Transportation advises Maui motorists of alternating single lane closures on Honoapiilani Highway through the Honoapiilani Tunnel from 9:00 p.m. Monday night, May 18, through 5:00 a.m. Tuesday morning, May 19, for pavement resurfacing and marking. Motorists are advised to use caution while driving […]