Fire officials are warning drivers not to cross deep or fast moving water.
Experts say it’s a combination of high surf and high tide.
It was easily the biggest storm in a merciful winter that had mostly spared the region.
The storm comes a week after the New York region saw temperatures climb into the 60s.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says it was centered off the windward coast of Maui.
While some of those storms will ease as night falls, the threat of heavy rain remains through Friday.
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.