An upper level trough will strengthen as it digs toward the islands during the next couple of days.
Staff and volunteers were able to clean up the park within four days, but there is still a lot of work that needs to be done.
The Iao Valley State Monument and Kepaniwai Park remains closed while construction work is being done.
The heavy rains are focused over Molokai, Lanai, and Maui and slowly moving west.
The rain started to scale back by the afternoon, with the exception of Maui County and over the Kona Coast.
Sustained winds around 30 mph with gusts near 50 mph will be possible in the areas typically affected by strong trade winds.
Was it set up properly, and should it have been set up at all?
It’s expected to be much weaker than the last cold front that moved through the islands Saturday.
The DOE and KCC both told us they did not expect the weather to be that strong.
Between 10 a.m. and 8:30 p.m., the Honolulu Fire Department responded to 26 wind-related emergencies from Waimanalo to Kaneohe.
The island was under a flash flood warning for most of the day with rain falling at a rate of two to three inches per hour.
Conditions are expected to intensify for Kauai overnight, then spread to Oahu later Saturday morning.
Hawaiian Electric says this was the most extensive damage statewide that the company has seen in years.
A high wind warning has been extended for areas on Hawaii Island through 6 p.m. Sunday.
A helicopter took out the 15 hikers from the north side of the valley floor.
Residents are wondering why it wasn’t done before the rains came.
A flash flood watch is in effect for all islands through Sunday.
Forecasters anticipate near- to above-average rainfall totals through the end of April, which means potentially higher-than-normal flash flo…
The hurricane raked Georgia and South Carolina with torrential rain and stiff winds.
Among the cities in the crosshairs were St. Augustine, Florida; Savannah, Georgia; and Charleston, South Carolina.