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Outreach workers ramped up efforts to alert the homeless about Hurricane Lane, but some opted to stay in encampments.
Instead of translating announcements, the City of Honolulu relies on a multilingual radio station to reach residents who don’t understand English.
UPDATED: The drenching closes some roads and causes landslides, but strong winds had been reported as of 6:30 p.m.
The iconic but usually congested Hana Highway is quiet as confident residents get ready to hunker down.
A major flood warning is in effect for all islands as Hurricane Lane draws nearer.
If Hurricane Lane strikes Oahu, officials say they have a plan in place to clear roads for emergency access as soon as possible.
UPDATED: The shelters — to be used as a last resort — have a total capacity of 55,000, according to city officials.