Hanalei Elementary School and Kuhio Highway remain closed as heavy rains continue in Kauai

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LIHUE, Hawaii (KHON2) — UPDATE Nov. 25 11:38 a.m.: The Department of Education has announced that Hanalei Elementary School is closed to students on Wednesday, Nov. 25.

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The American Red Cross has opened a shelter at Hanalei Elementary School at 10 a.m. Kauai County officials say those seeking shelter should wear face coverings and observe physical distancing measures.

For updates on road conditions and closures, please call 241-1725.

10:24 a.m.: The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Kaua‘i, due to heavy rains occurring over the island. The warning may be extended, dropped or modified as conditions develop. 

A Flash Flood Warning means flash flooding is imminent or occurring in streams, roads and low-lying areas. Do not cross fast-flowing or rising water in your vehicle or on foot.

Due to flooding, Kuhio Highway near the Hanalei Bridge is closed.

Ponding, low visibility and other hazardous driving conditions are expected. Please drive with caution.

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