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Heavy rain could be portent of things to come

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DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
Tony Ungeni bailed water Thursday from inside Fuji Market on King Street near Dillingham Boulevard.
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CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
Charlie Tran, owner of C.T. Hawaii Fashion, surveyed his flooded garment work shop at 1013 N. King St. in Palama.
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BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM
The Garner children — Bethany, 5, Abigail, 7, and Liam, 2 — played in the rain runoff at their Manoa home as their parents watched them from their garage.
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Shari Saiki
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JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
City crews worked to unclog a flooded manhole on Mililani Street near Iolani Palace.
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DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
Daisy Alejandro scooped water Thursday from the flooded floor at Excel Tax Service on King Street while owner Ella Ped kept a watchful eye on the rain outside.
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CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
The parking lot at 1013 N. King St. in Palama was flooded Thursday by the heavy rain. A garment shop, C.T. Hawaii Fashion, also was flooded at this location.
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DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
Thursday’s downpour flooded the intersection of King and Liliha streets, stranding vehicles and flooding nearby businesses. Pedestrians had to wade through thighhigh water tainted by sewage. Others fell on swamped sidewalks. Police closed part of the intersection for several hours until the water receded.
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CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
Bryan Kitashima pumped out water from Shari Saiki Design Studio at Dole Cannery when the drainage system failed and retail shops on the first floor were flooded. Kitashima, who co-owns the store with his wife, Shari Saiki, said this happens every year.
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DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
A pedestrian did his best to cover up while walking along Nehoa Street near Roosevelt High School. For more downpour and flooding photos, see our two-page pullout. Just turn the page.