Tropical Storm Darby Brings Rain, Closures to Hawaii
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Tropical Storm Darby continues to dump rain on Hawaii, closing down libraries, national parks and bridges in the area.
The storm made landfall Saturday afternoon on the Big Island of Hawaii, The Weather Channel reported. Darby has knocked down trees and power lines, caused flooding and minor property damage.
Storm warnings remain in effect for the rest of Hawaii, the weather station said. Maui, Lanai, Molokai and Oahu should experience more rain as well as breezy conditions on Sunday.
Some tourist attractions, including Haleakala National Park on Maui and parts of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on Hawaii Island, are closed for the time being, The Los Angeles Times reported.
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As of Saturday evening, all airports in Hawaii were still operating as usual, Charlene Chan of the Hawaii Tourism Authority told the Times.
According to the newspaper, most airlines that are scheduled to fly to Hawaii from Southern California will waive fees for reservation changes. Alaska, Delta, Hawaiian and United Airlines will waive rebooking fees for flights departing by July 28. American Airlines will do the same for flights departing by July 27.
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