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Fast action in Waimea eases flooding threat

By Leila Fujimori

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 03, 2013

~~<p>Waimea Valley park workers and lifeguards helped city workers Wednesday quickly dig a channel by hand through a sand berm built up from heavy surf to alleviate flooding from the fast-rising Waimea River on the North Shore.</p>
<p>About 100 people in Waimea Valley were evacuated after Waimea River overflowed, flooding the roadway into the park with 2 feet of water.</p>
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Waimea Valley park workers and lifeguards helped city workers Wednesday quickly dig a channel by hand through a sand berm built up from heavy surf to alleviate flooding from the fast-rising Waimea River on the North Shore.

About 100 people in Waimea Valley were evacuated after Waimea River overflowed, flooding the roadway into the park with 2 feet of water. Login for more...



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