UPDATE: At 7:43 p.m. USGS gauge reports indicated heavy rain falling over Kaiku-Pauwela with Honopou stream reporting water levels high enough to cause flash flooding around Hana Highway near Lupi Road.
Locations in the warning include but are not limited to Haiku-Pauwela, Haiku, Pukalani, Haliimaile, Makawao, Nahiku and Huelo.
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At 6:11 p.m. radar indicated a line of heavy rain along the windward coastline of Maui from Hookipa Beach Park to Hamoa. Heaviest rain was affecting Keanae. Additional heavy showers were observed over the interior West Maui Mountains and near Kahakuloa. Expect localized minor flooding over the advised area.
The National Weather Service has ISSUED a FLOOD ADVISORY for MAUI ISLAND in effect until 9:15 p.m.