Search and rescue efforts underway on Hawaiian island of Kauai after historic rainfall

CBS News - April 17, 2018

Parts of the Hawaiian island Kauai saw more than 2 feet of rain, shattering previous records, in 24 hours.

Authorities did reopen Kuhio Highway near the Hanalei Bridge following repairs, allowing much-needed supplies to get into the community and those trapped since the rain started Sunday to get out.

CBS Honolulu affiliate KGMB's Ashley Nagaoka reports from Kauai..


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