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UPDATE: ʻĪao Valley State Park Re-Opened After High Stream Flow

April 27, 2015, 1:18 PM HST
* Updated April 28, 1:26 PM
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ʻĪao Valley. Photo by Wendy Osher.

ʻĪao Valley. Photo by Wendy Osher.

By Maui Now Staff

Update: 12:10 p.m. 7/28/15

The Department of Land and Natural Resources, Maui State Parks office reopened ʻĪao Valley State Monument this morning.

The park was closed yesterday for public safety, due to heavy rain that caused the level of ʻĪao Stream to be very high.

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The state Department of Land and Natural Resources has closed ʻĪao Valley State Park for public safety today, due to heavy rain that is resulting in high stream levels at Wailuku’s “ʻĪao Stream.”

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Department officials say the park will reopen once stream levels return to a safer “normal” condition.

The closure was announced shortly before 1 p.m. on Monday, April 27, 2015.

A flood warning that was in place earlier this morning has since been cancelled as of 7 a.m; and a flood advisory was cancelled at 12:45 p.m.

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