April 2018 flooding photos

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island
    Dave "Malibu Dave" Lindstrom is ecstatic about the amount of walking in the sand sticks that fill Morgan's Ponds at the Lydgate Beach Park Thursday.
  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island
    Walkers on Ke Ala Hele Makalae are dwarfed by the expanse of driftwood littering the Lydgate Beach Park southern area Thursday.
  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island
    Kauai lifeguard Garrett Stephen surveys the Lydgate Beach Park shoreline Thursday, which is littered with driftwood resulting from the weekend's record rainfall.
  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island
    Visitors Thursday get photos of the accumulation of driftwood along the Lydgate Beach Park southern area.
  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island
    A visitor on the Morgan's Ponds sea wall gets photos of the accumulation of driftwood at Lydgate Beach Park Thursday.
  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island
    Gabriela Gardner is on her hands, using muscle power, to hand-scrub the floors of the Waioli Hui‘ia Church in Hanalei Thursday.
  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island
    Hannah Gardner emerges from a row of pews as she hand-scrubs the floor of the Waioli Hui‘ia Church in Hanalei Thursday.
  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island
    "Zonta is about service," said Carroll Gerow of the Zonta Club of Hanalei, who was helping clean the Waioli Hui‘ia Church Thursday in Hanalei.
  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island
    Charlie Elsasser is dwarfed by the Waioli Hui‘ia Church in Hanalei Thursday as he uses a power washer to clean the sidewalk of mud.
  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island
    A helicopter passes low over Hanalei School, which is still closed from the flooding.
  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island
    Mariann Tabuchi of the state Department of Education Kauai district office helps set up supplies for families of Hanalei School children Thursday in anticipation of the school re-opening after the flooding in Hanalei.
  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island
    Red Cross volunteer Mike Kato, left, gets help from Heidi Aceret and Mariann Tabuchi in removing items used when the Hanalei School cafeteria served as a Red Cross shelter Thursday.
  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island
    Matthew Steinke joins U.S. Coast Guard Station Kauai volunteers John Christensen, Richard Flynn and Stephen Meier in cleaning the play area of Aloha School Thursday in Hanalei.
  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island
    Ashley Guerrero, director for Aloha School, gets a photo of U.S. Coast Guard Station Kauai volunteers Benjamin Gardner and Forrest Herring in stripping floors at the school following the flooding in Hanalei.
  • Photo submitted by Surfrider
    Heather O'Donnell prepares to pick up debris from the beach at Waikoko after floods swept household items onto the northern shores of Hanalei Bay.
  • Photo submitted by Surfrider
    Flooding waters swept household items onto the northern shores of Hanalei, and multiple agencies, individuals and businesses are holding cleanups Saturday to help.
  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island
    Discarded furniture from Aloha School awaits pick up while a temporary refuse disposal area in Waioli Park is busy with people cleaning up following the flooding in Hanalei Thursday.
  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island
    Nathaniel Wong unloads water-soaked items to bulky item pickup roll-offs at Waioli Park Thursday in Hanalei.
  • Bethany Freudenthal / The Garden Island
    Federal, state and county law enforcement and military members arrive at Haena via helicopter Wednesday to assist with relief and recovery efforts.
  • Bethany Freudenthal / The Garden Island
    The Breshnahan family waits to board a helicopter Wednesday in Haena.
  • Bethany Freudenthal / The Garden Island
    A woman and her baby are escorted by a member of the Kauai Fire Department to the Blackhawk helicopter that would evacuate them out of the North Shore.
  • Bethany Freudenthal / The Garden Island
    Military personnel and volunteers unload a flatbed truck full of supplies for stranded residents and visitors on the North Shore, at the YMCA Camp Naue in Haena Wednesday.
  • Bethany Freudenthal / The Garden Island
    Moku Puulei Chandler helps unload donated items Wednesday in Haena.
  • Bethany Freudenthal / The Garden Island
    On Wednesday afternoon, Jessica Lindquist was beginning to prepare food for around 200 people. As donations kept coming in, Lindquist was delighted to find kosher salt and Molokai coffee among the donated items.
  • Bethany Freudenthal / The Garden Island
    A volunteer sorts donated food at the YMCA Camp Naue in Haena Wednesday.
  • Bethany Freudenthal / The Garden Island
    Lauren Leilani Gauthier, right, said she'd just finished sorting towels, bedding, shoes and clothes for those in need. She said the weekend's storm was just radical.
  • Photo by Ian Nelson
    One of three bison that got over the fence of their pasture in Hanalei due to heavy rains walks along the beach at Hanalei Bay.
  • Jessica Else/The Garden Island
    This house, on Hanalei Bay, was one of several damaged in the thunderstorms that drenched Kauai.
  • Jessica Else/The Garden Island
    Jo Meltzer hugs a relief worker while Jen Knowlton celebrates as they land at Princeville Airport.
  • Jessica Else/The Garden Island
    Lana Shea stands next to the supplies she's sending to help those in Ha'ena and Wainiha.
  • Jessica Else/The Garden Island
    Signs warning people to stay out of the water dotted Hanalei Bay on Monday.
  • Jessica Else/The Garden Island
    Sue Long stacks water to go on a boat to Ha'ena at Anini Beach Park.
  • Jessica Else/The Garden Island
    Lana Shea stands next to the supplies she's sending to help those in Ha'ena and Wainiha.
  • Jessica Else/The Garden Island
    Jo Meltzer fills out forms at Princeville Airport after being evacuated from Ha'ena.
  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island
    The scope of debris accumulation at the Wailua River bridge.
  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island
    Workers from Cushnie Construction, contracted by the state Dept. of Transportation, Highways Division, take height measurements prior to starting work clearing the debris accumulation at the Wailua River bridge.
  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island
    A kayaker in the upper right of the photo uses a cell phone to capture the accumulation of debris at the Wailua River bridge, Monday afternoon.
  • Bethany Freudenthal/The Garden Island
    Throughout the day Tuesday, boat, after boat, after boat delivered people and donated house hold and food items to Wainiha, which is completely blocked in, due to landslides caused by the weekend's storm.
  • Bethany Freudenthal/The Garden Island
    Throughout the day, both military and non-military helicopters made numerous trips up north, to help evacuate those in need.
  • Bethany Freudenthal/The Garden Island
    Pictured: Mark DeSilva, Matthew DeSilva, unknown Three men head out towards Wainiha Tuesday on the first Zodiac heading to Wainiha, with supplies.
  • Bethany Freudenthal/The Garden Island
    Jesse Johnson of Hanalei, rode his jet ski all the way to his friend's house in Ha'ena, to gather things for the family, who had been stranded because of the
  • Bethany Freudenthal/The Garden Island
    Kauai residents gather at Anini Beach Tuesday to help load donated supplies, for those stranded on the North Shore.
  • Bethany Freudenthal/The Garden Island
    By mid-morning Tuesday, about 100 Wainiha residents had stopped by a temporary food bank, set up at the Wainiha General Store. In addition to walking or driving to the store, volunteers had already delivered three truckloads of the much needed items to those in the valley, who couldn't get out because they were elderly, or didn't have vehicles.
  • Bethany Freudenthal/The Garden Island
    Since Monday, a group of community volunteers has been working to clear the landslides that have blocked the community's only road.
  • Bethany Freudenthal/The Garden Island
    Since Monday, a group of community volunteers has been working to clear the landslides that have blocked the community's only road.
  • Bethany Freudenthal/The Garden Island
    Kauai Island Utility Cooperative workers, working hard to restore some of the community's power.
  • Jessica Else/The Garden Island
    Emma Simmons, Kiana Mertz and Emma Simmons stand next to the eroded pavement on Weke Road, just before Black Pot Beach Park.
  • Jessica Else/The Garden Island
    This photo shows the pavement that's eroded and caved in at Weke Road, just before Black Pot Beach Park.
  • Jessica Else/The Garden Island
    Ben Wuu (left) and Steve He clean the water that flooded parts of the L&L Hawaiian Barbecue during the heavy rains in Hanalei.
  • Jessica Else/The Garden Island
    Aafke Zietz stands in her front yard in Hanalei, surrounded by the contents of her house, scattered on the lawn after the flood.
  • Jessica Else/The Garden Island
    Aafke Zietz stands in her front yard in Hanalei, surrounded by the contents of her house, scattered on the lawn after the flood.
  • Photo courtesy Travis Powell
    This is the corner of Wainiha Powerhouse Road and Kuhio Highway on Saturday.
  • Photo courtesy Travis Powell
    Ananalu Road is flooded on Saturday.
  • Photo by Randy Reider
    A paddleboarder crosses the flooded slough near Kuhio Highway in front of Coconut Marketplace in Waipouli Sunday morning.
  • Photo by Jojo "Bear" Breck
    A vehicle bobs in the ocean at Anahola Beach Park Sunday.
  • Photo courtesy Felicia Cowden
    Felicia Cowden posted this picture of this North Shore home that was destroyed in Saturday's flooding.
  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island
    The Wailua Golf Course near the No. 6 tee is flooded with overflow from the drainage canal fronting Kuhio Highway Sunday.
  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island
    An auku‘u waits for a morning snack at the edge of Wailua Golf Course flooding near the No. 6 hole Sunday morning.
  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island
    The recreation area at the Kauai Community Correctional Center in Wailua flooded Sunday from overnight rains.
  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island
    Ilona Henderson, Katerine Jurkova and Timothy Bronson of Philadelphia air out some of their wet belongings after their rental car was submerged in runoff Sunday morning at the Tim Bynum Memorial Bridge in Wailua's Lydgate Beach Park.
  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island
    Dan and Suzanne Harris talk to their friends about the flooded Wailua Golf Course Sunday morning while walking Ke Ala Hele Makalae near the Tim Bynum Memorial Bridge at Lydgate Beach Park.
  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island
    Mike Brodie and Kip Amend of Eugene, Ore., ride bicycles through the flooded entrance to the Coconut Marketplace in Waipouli Sunday morning.
  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island
    Visitors get photos of the surging Waikaea Canal at Lihi Park across the canal from Pono Kai Resort Sunday morning.
  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island
    Steve Evans and Rocia Amir work to salvage a mate harvest Sunday while Devin Ruiz hoses down some of his gear that was mud-soaked after the Anahola River broke its bank Sunday morning.
  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island
    A mower is wedged against an embankment at an Anahola pasture after being swept away when the Anahola River broke its bank early Sunday morning.
  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island
    A car, along with big tree trunks, are wedged against this Anahola home after the Anahola River broke its banks Sunday morning.
  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island
    A neighbor comes to check on Kurt Indvik's well-being Sunday after the Anahola River broke its bank and ravaged the small community downstream.
  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island
    Downed grass and debris demonstrate the force of the Anahola River after it broke its bank early Sunday morning.
  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island
    The Anahola River flows brown and wide after breaking through its banks Sunday morning.
  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island
    Leona Perez and Kelvin Moniz are bundled against the weather, Saturday as they check in volunteers and accept contributions during the KIFB food collection day at the Kukui Grove Center.
  • Bethany Freudenthal/The Garden Island
    From left: Pamela Garcia-Neveu Lihue resident Pamela Garcia-Neveu and Ha Coffee Bar owner Jeff Adams, fill her vehicle with donated items that she'll transport to those impacted by the flooding on the North Shore on Monday.
  • John Steinhorst/The Garden Island
    Blue Ocean Adventure Tours Captain Cody Kimura cancelled Tuesday boat tours to deliver needed supplies to the North Shore from the Westside.
  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island
    Hawaii Foodbank, Kauai Branch driver Durran Greycochea accepts a pallet of breads and baked goods from warehouse supervisor James "Kimo" Hughes for delivery to the North Shore Monday afternoon.

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