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PHOTOS: Coast Guard Responds to Flooding on Kaua‘i

April 16, 2018, 4:26 PM HST (Updated April 16, 2018, 4:26 PM)
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The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Kittiwake (WPB 87316) surveys Nawiliwili Harbor as they arrive to the Island of Kaua‘i April 15, 2018. PC: U.S. Coast Guard Lt. j.g. Brandon Newman

Coast Guard Cutter Kittiwake, homeported in Honolulu, traveled to Kaua‘i to assist in response and recovery efforts following a storm dropping more than 27 inches of rain and causing severe flooding.

The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Kittiwake (WPB 87316) receive a Hawaii Army National Guard member as they stand by to evacuate flood survivors in Hanalei Bay, April 16, 2018. PC: U.S. Coast Guard Lt. j.g. Brandon Newman.

The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Kittiwake (WPB 87316) received a Hawai‘i Army National Guard member as they stood by to evacuate flood survivors.

The Hawai‘i Army National Guard member will provide communication support between Kittiwake’s crew and responders on land on the north shore of Kaua‘i as they continue to respond to resident and visitor needs following severe thunderstorms over the weekend that caused massive flooding and landslides.

 

The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Kittiwake (WPB 87316) rendezvous with members of Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services in Hanalei Bay April 16, 2018. PC: U.S. Coast Guard Lt. j.g. Brandon Newman

 

 

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