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Maui County orders immediate evacuation for Haiku residents after Kaupakalua Dam fails – Honolulu Star-Advertiser

UPDATE: 3:55 p.m.



UPDATE: 3:55 p.m.
Maui County officials say that Kaupakalua Dam has been breached, and that evacuations are “ongoing in Haiku for everyone in vicinity of Kaupakalua Dam and makai of Kaupakalua Road.”
“People near heavily flowing streams also should evacuate or seek higher ground,” an updated alert says. “Evacuation shelters are being opened at the Paia Community Center and Hana High School. People need to stay away from Haiku areas affected by the evacuations”
Gov. David Ige tweeted, “The state…

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