HONOLULU (KHON2) — A flash flood warning was in effect for Maui until 5:15 p.m. Friday. Kihei saw heavy showers and flooding, resulting in multiple road closures.

Some locations that experienced flash flooding included Kihei, Wailea, Ulupalakua, Makena and Keokea.

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Just before 1 p.m., the National Weather Service reported heavy rain over the west side of the island, prompting a flood advisory for Maui. Rain was falling at a rate of one to two inches per hour.

NWS said the normally dry gulches that run through Kihei and Makena would likely have flowing water.


  • Liloa Hema Drive from Keonekai Road to Alaku Road
  • South Kihei Road from Waimahaihai Street to Kanani Road
  • Flooding reported near Kalama Park in the area of Waimahaihai Street and Keala Place in Kihei
  • Flooding is impacting two Maui Bus routes: the Kihei Villager Route #15 and the Kihei Islander Route #20. Click here for the latest info.
  • The Maui Inline Hockey Association on Facebook said the public skate park will be closed Friday night due to the weather.

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According to county officials, all roads are now open.