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UPDATE: County orders evacuations for Haiku residents

3:36 PM Update: Evacuations ongoing in Haiku for everyone in the vicinity of Kaupakalua Dam and makai of Kaupakalua Road. Maui County officials have been informed that Kaupakalua Dam has been breached.

Evacuations have been ordered and ongoing. Everyone in the vicinity of Kaupakalua Dam and makai of Kaupakalua Road need to leave the area immediately. People near heavily flowing streams also should evacuate or seek higher ground.

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.

More information will be provided as it becomes available.

Original post: Evacuations have been ordered for everyone downstream of Kaupakalua Dam in Haiku.

Heavy rains have led to the dam cresting.

Evacuation shelters are being opened at the Paia Community Center and Hana High School. People need to stay away from the area.

More information will be provided as it becomes available.

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