Hawaii’s Big Island Floods as Lane Dumps Over 30 Inches of Rain

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A swimmer is overtaken by large waves at Makapu'u Beach, Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, in Waimanalo, Hawaii.
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A car is stuck partially submerged in floodwaters from the storm's rainfall on the Big Island on August 23, 2018 in Hilo, Hawaii. The storm, downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm, has <a href="/news/national-international/Hawaii-Hurricane-Lane-Big-Island-491625121.html" target="_blank">brought more than a foot of rain</a> to some parts of the Big Island.
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Downtown Hilo, Hawaii, is flooded after the storm dumped over 30 inches of rain over Big Island on August 23, 2018.
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Wailuku River swells with rainwater near Hilo, Hawaii, August 23, 2018.
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Hurricane Lane as seen from the International Space Station on Aug. 22, 2018, before it was downgraded to a tropical storm.
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People make their way past ankle-deep floodwater on Hilo, Hawaii, August 23, 2018.
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Downtown Hilo is flooded after Lane dumped over 30 inches of water on the Big Island town on August 23, 2018, as seen in <a href="/news/national-international/Drone-Footage-Shows-Hawaii-Flooding-From-Hurricane-Lane-491654511.html" target="_blank">drone footage captured</a> by Jonathan Correa.
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Heavy rainwater blankets Bayfront Highway and Kamehameha Avenue on Hawaii's Big Island on August 23, 2018.
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Wailuku River as seen from the Pi'ihonua Bridge on Hilo, Hawaii, August 23, 2018.
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Rapids rush past on a swelling Wailuku River after Tropical Storm Lane dropped over 30 inches of rain on Hawaii's Big Island on August 23, 2018.
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Wailuku River on August 23, 2018.
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Fallen trees block off portions of Hana highway on Maui on August 23, 2018.
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Dirt and debris from a minor landslide block off a part of highway 19 on Hawaii's Big Island on August 23, 2018. Parts of Big Island are underwater from over 30 inches of rain.
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Hurricane Lane seen south of Hawaii on Aug. 22, 2018. While Lane was downgraded to a tropical storm over the weekend, officials warned that heavy rains could continue to pose risks.
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Floodwaters cover parts of Akoni Pule Highway on Hawaii's Big Island on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018.
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A car was partially submerged in floodwaters on the Big Island on August 23, 2018 in Hilo, Hawaii.
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A brushfire erupted on Maui, Hawaii, forcing the evacuation of nearby residents and a Lahaina hurricane center, on August 23, 2018. Maui officials say it's unclear if the brushfire started because of the storm.
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Austin Seawright, right, stacks sandbags in front of a closed store in preparation for the storm, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, in Honolulu.
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Employees of the Sheraton Waikiki fill sandbags along the beach in preparation for the storm, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, in Honolulu.
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