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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.

Zuckerberg, Chan pledge $1 million

In response to severe flooding on Kauai, Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg have pledged to donate $1 million to organizations working tirelessly to assist the community’s storm relief efforts as well long-term recovery.

New karate school opening

Adrian Labrador said he uses the discipline (in karate) to help with his life. “My wife passed about a year-and-a-half ago,” Labrador said. “I use the martial arts discipline to help overcome my sorrow and grief.”

National Day of Prayer celebration May 3

A broad diversity of prayers, songs and chants from many different religious and spiritual traditions on Kauai will ring out from the Moikeha Building rotunda to celebrate the theme of “Pray for America — Unity,” at the annual National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 3, from 9 to 11 a.m.

1 more in mayoral race

Lenny Rapozo, director of the county Department of Parks and Recreation, has officially filed his papers for the upcoming mayoral race.