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Maui Roads and Schools Open, Shelter Closed

February 22, 2013, 6:49 AM HST
* Updated February 22, 10:44 AM
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Maui Flooding, Ala Luana Road – Olinda, Feb. 21, 2013. Image courtesy Robert Murdoch.

Maui Flooding, Ala Luana Road – Olinda, Feb. 21, 2013. Image courtesy Robert Murdoch.

By Wendy Osher

All roads in Maui County have been reopened as of Friday morning, following heavy rains overnight in the Upcountry area of Maui.

Motorists are advised that roads are still wet and slick, and should exercise caution when driving.

All schools in Maui County are open, according to authorities with the Department of Education.

At this time, the Red Cross emergency shelter that was open over night at the Hannibal Tavares Community Center has since been closed, and residents have returned to their homes.

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As for weather, a flash flood watch remains in effect for Maui and the Big Island through late tonight as the threat of flooding remains.

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