Rescue and evacuation in flood-hit HawaiiStaff Writer | April 19, 2018
Hundreds of people in Hawaii have had to be airlifted from flood stricken Kaua'i County on Kauai Island.
Weather People in Hawaii have had to be airlifted
Record flash flooding and severe thunderstorms over the weekend turned roads to waterways and triggered mudslides, cut power and water services and, in some cases, blocked access to emergency shelters.
Red Cross Hawaii CEO Coralie Matayoshi says many people were caught by surprise.
She told Sara Vui-Talitu that they are providing vital medical aid with volunteers helping out at shelters. ■