Hawaiian Airlines waives fees

Hawaiian Airlines is waiving reservation change fees for guests holding tickets for travel to and from Lihue between April 14 and April 16 due to heavy rain and flooding on Kauai.

Stay out of flood waters; brown water advisory in effect

All residents and visitors on Kauai are advised to stay out of flood waters and limit exposure. Heavy rains have caused storm water runoff throughout Kauai, leading to widespread flooding producing large areas of standing water. Coastal waters have also been affected and a brown water advisory remains in effect until further notice.

Parks closed; 30 campers stranded

The record-breaking rain storm on Kauai last weekend has resulted in the DLNR Division of State Parks closing the following Garden Island parks: Napali Coast State Wilderness Park, Ha’ena State Park, Polihale State Park and portions of Wailua River State Park.

Nearly 200 evacuated from North Shore; Hanalei Bridge open

Multi-agency relief efforts are continuing today for residents and visitors stranded in Ha‘ena and Wainiha as the National Guard, U.S. Coast Guard, Kauai Fire Department, Kauai Police Department and the American Red Cross work together to bring water and supplies into Wainiha and Ha‘ena.

Gift for a king

When the curtains were pulled away Thursday to reveal the royal cloak honoring King Kaumuali‘i, it was the first time Maryanne Kusaka had seen it.