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Boats and helicopters evacuate stranded Kauai residents

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    The damage Monday at Hanalei Pier on Kauai. “I’ve lived here all my life — born and raised. This is the worst,” said Kauai Mayor Bernard Carvalho.

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    Nevaeh Okuno, 13, combed through her family’s belongings inside her home Monday in Koloa, Kauai.

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    Ikaika Okuno looked at the waterline where floodwaters had risen outside his home in Koloa, Kauai.

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    The Kauai Fire Department’s Air One helicopter landed at Princeville Airport with people rescued from Haena.

A U.S. Army Chinook, a Hawaii Air National Guard Black Hawk and two Kauai County Fire Department helicopters took turns Monday ferrying more than 200 stranded campers, hikers, tourists and residents out of the tiny, storm-isolated community of Haena on the Garden Isle’s north shore. Read more

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