Olivia Maui Photos: Historic Landfall Made on Maui and LānaʻiSeptember 12, 2018, 12:42 PM HST · Updated September 12, 4:25 PM Wendy Osher · 29 Comments
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The National Weather Service estimates that the storm made landfall at around 9:10 a.m. near Kahakuloa on the windward coast of the West Maui Mountains, 10 miles NW of Kahului, Maui. Forecasters say the system also made a second landfall on the island of Lānaʻi at around 9:54 a.m. 6 miles NNE of Lānaʻi City.
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The most rain, so far has fallen over the East Maui community. At 10:45 a.m., rain gauges showed new 24 hour totals with 6.74 inches at Puu Kukui; 7.79 at West Wailuaiki; 2.88 at Hāna Airport; 2.03 in Wailuku; 1.10 at Kahakuloa; 2.65 in Pukalani; 1.16 at Waikapū Country Club; 1.27 at Māʻalaea Bay; 2.42 at Mahinahina; and 5.01 at Puʻu Aliʻi on Molokaʻi.
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