Aerial assessment reveals unexpected results

A helicopter survey tour of lands under the jurisdiction of the state Department of Land and Natural Resources showed that many of the Kauai lands were left less impacted by last weekend’s historic flooding, while others were more devastated than originally thought.

State sends $125M

The state Legislure Wednesday funneled $125 million for road, bridge and other infrastructure repairs for the stricken communities in the wake of devastating flooding on Kauai.

State assesses flood-damaged areas

The state Department of Transportation, along with county, federal and other state agencies, are working on the clearing and repair of Kuhio Highway between Lumahai and Wainiha on Kauai’s North Shore following the historic rainfall.

Coming storm should pass faster, says NWS

The storm that’s set to hit Kauai today shouldn’t bring as much rain as the last one. Derek Wroe, lead forecaster with the National Weather Service, said though there shouldn’t be as much rain, there’s still a chance for flooding.

Water advisory lifted

The county Department of Water has lifted the “Do not drink” advisory for all Wainiha and Haena customers as of 4 p.m. Wednesday.

New road in Kalihiwai

A road has appeared connecting residents at the end of Kahiliholo Road to Kuhio Highway through private property after the recent heavy rains of Kauai caused a sinkhole and split Kahiliholo Road in half.

Foundation, Omidyar family give $260K

Together with the Hawaii Community Foundation, Pierre and Pam Omidyar and two anonymous donors have established the Kauai Relief and Recovery Fund to assist with recovery efforts from the devastating damage caused by the recent flooding.