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Flash Floods Hitting Central Maui Hard, Drivers Urged to be Cautious

Flash floods hit several areas in Central Maui, forcing the shutdown of Kahekili Highway between Makaala Drive and Waiehu Beach Road.

The Maui County Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) urges motorists to drive with caution during this time. A flash flood warning for Maui County ends at 6:30 p.m. today and a flash flood watch remains in effect for the county until tomorrow afternoon.

Areas to avoid due to flash flooding today include:

– Iao Valley Road
– River Road in Waihee
– Kahikili Road
– Lower Waiehu Beach Road
– Kahikili Highway, shutdown both lanes from Makaala to Waiehu Beach Road

For more information contact MEMA at 270-7285.

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