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Heavy rain causes sewer overflow

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Ryan Ell cleared a drainage grate on Lulani Street in Kahaluu to help the flow of water caused by heavy rains.

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    City and County Department of Facility Maintenance workers pumped out a storm drain Sunday along Kamehameha Highway in Kaneohe to clear an obstructed pipe.

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Kevin Brown, left, Chris Tsoutsounakis and Ryan Lee (behind the car) helped a motorist who was stuck in a flooded area Sunday on Kamehameha Highway in Kahaluu.

Sunday’s heavy downpours resulted in some 8.8 million gallons of rain-induced sewer spills in Windward Oahu, keeping city crews busy and resulting in numerous water advisories for the area. Read more

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