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[[File:180828-A-OK021-002 (43650817914).jpg|thumb|left|Damage from the hurricane near Hilo|alt=Picture of damage from Hurricane Lane near Hilo.]]
Flooding closed numerous roads island-wide, including portions of Route&nbsp;11 and 19 along the [[Hawaii Belt Road|Belt Road]].<ref>{{cite news|work=Hawaii News Now|date=August 25, 2018|accessdate=August 30, 2018|title=Tropical Storm Lane impacts roads across the state|url=|archive-url=|archive-date=August 31, 2018|url-status=live}}</ref> Multiple landslides covered portions of the [[Akoni Pule Highway]]. In and around [[Hilo, Hawaii|Hilo]], swollen rivers inundated homes and 100&nbsp;people required rescue in the Reeds Island subdivision.<ref name="HN_0825"/> Water reached a depth of {{convert|5|ft|m|abbr=on}} along Kaiulani Street.<ref name="NCEI_1">{{cite web|agency=National Weather Service Office in Honolulu, Hawaii|publisher=National Centers for Environmental Information|year=2018|accessdate=July 24, 2019|title=Event Details: Flash Flood|url=}}</ref> Six classrooms at [[Waiakea Elementary School]] also flooded.<ref>{{cite news|first1=Jennifer Sinco |last1=Kelleher|agency=Associated Press|work=Hawaii News Now|date=August 27, 2018|accessdate=August 30, 2018|title=Tropical Storm Lane damage assessment under way|url=|archivedate=August 31, 2018|archiveurl=}}</ref> Areas along the Hilo Bayfront were particularly affected. Residents in [[Hawaiian Acres, Hawaii|Hawaiian Acres]] were forced to abandon their cars on flooded roads.<ref name="HN_0825">{{cite web|title=Lane's 'catastrophic' flooding leaves behind big mess on Big Island|url=|work=Hawaii News Now|accessdate=August 30, 2018|date=August 25, 2018|archive-url=|archive-date=August 29, 2018|url-status=live}}</ref> Landslides in the town destroyed two homes. Excess water overwhelmed three sewage pumps, causing 9&nbsp;million gallons of untreated wastewater to spill into [[Hilo Bay]].<ref>{{cite news|first1=Kevin|last1=Dayton|newspaper=Honolulu Star-Advertiser|date=August 29, 2018|accessdate=August 30, 2018|title=Crews fan out to assess storm damage in Hilo|url=|archive-url=|archive-date=August 30, 2018|url-status=live}}</ref> A small [[waterspout]] formedoccurred off the coast of [[Paukaa, Hawaii|Paukaa]] on August&nbsp;23.<ref>{{cite news|publisher=KHON2|date=August 23, 2018|accessdate=September 1, 2018|title=Waterspout forms off Hilo as Hurricane Lane passes Hawaii island|url=|archive-url=|archive-date=September 2, 2018|url-status=live}}</ref> Across Hawaii County, 3&nbsp;homes were destroyed, 23&nbsp;homes and 3&nbsp;businesses suffered major flood damage, while another 113&nbsp;homes and 17&nbsp;businesses experienced minor damage.<ref name="HS_0830">{{cite news|first1=Kevin|last1=Dayton|newspaper=Honolulu Star-Advertiser|date=August 30, 2018|accessdate=August 30, 2018|title=Reports of flood damage on the rise|url=|archive-url=|archive-date=August 30, 2018|url-status=live}}</ref> In [[Kurtistown, Hawaii|Kurtistown]], a [[bonsai]] tree nursery suffered an estimated $3–5&nbsp;million in property damage with 100&nbsp;trees lost.<ref>{{cite web |last1=Callis |first1=Tom |title=‘If you don’t smile you’re going to cry’: Owner of bonsai nursery laments losses caused by heavy rains |url= |newspaper=Hawaii Tribune-Herald |date=September 2, 2018 |accessdate=2 September 2018 |archive-url= |archive-date=September 3, 2018 |url-status=live }}</ref> Damage to public infrastructure exceeded $20&nbsp;million.<ref name="NCEI_1"/>
===Maui and Molokaʻi===