The flood – one year later

Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island file

“Zonta is about service,” said Carroll Gerow of the Zonta Club of Hanalei, who helped clean the Wai‘oli Hui‘ia Church in Hanalei after last April’s floods.

Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island file

A Kauai Classic Car announces the arrival of the Waimea High School JROTC color guard in the rain during the Kauai Christmas Parade at Kukui Grove Center late last year.

Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island file

Dave “Malibu Dave” Lindstrom walks amongst rubbish that filled Morgan’s Ponds at Lydgate Park last April.

Editor’s note: The Garden Island is beginning a series of stories today, which will continue this week, on the one-year anniversary of the flooding that devastated much of the island. We will look at the the impacts of the flood, the recovery, how things stand today and what’s ahead.