Estimation of magnitude and frequency of floods for streams on the island of Oahu, Hawaii

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Statementby Michael F. Wong ; prepared in cooperation with the City and County of Honolulu, Department of Public Works.
SeriesWater-resources investigations report ;, 94-4052
ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.), Honolulu (Hawaii). Dept. of Public Works.
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LC ClassificationsGB701 .W375 no. 94-4052
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ESTIMATION OF MAGNITUDE AND FREQUENCY OF FLOODS FOR STREAMS ON THE ISLAND OF OAHU, HAWAII By Michael F. Wong U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Water-Resources Investigations Report Prepared in cooperation with the CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU, DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS Honolulu, Hawaii Cited by: 1.

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of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey Honolulu, Hawaii Australian/Harvard Citation. Flood-Frequency Estimates for Streams on Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Maui, and Hawaii, State of Hawaii: USGS Scientific Investigations Report [Delwyn S.

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Annual peak-discharge data collected by the U.S. Additional Physical Format: Wong, Michael F. Estimation of magnitude and frequency of floods for streams on the island of Oahu, Hawaii iv, 37 p.

(DLC) The National Flood-Frequency Program--methods for estimating flood magnitude and frequency in rural areas in Hawaii, Island of Oahu, Published: () The New Year's Eve flood on Oahu, Hawaii, Decem January 1, Published: (). An analysis of available peak-flow data for the island of Oahu, Hawaii, was made by using multiple regression techniques which related flood-frequency data to basin and climatic characteristics for 74 gaging stations on Oahu.

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Small watersheds: Steep slopes and shallow soils make the time between peak rain and peak discharge small, as little as 15 minutes. Half of the State is within 5 miles of the shore, therefore lead time for a response time is very short. Terrain influences: The typical Hawaiian flood occurs whenFile Size: 2MB.

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These and other similar events provide clear warning that in Hawaii when it rains, it Size: KB. A Method for Estimating Volume and Rate of Runoff in Small Watersheds K. Kent (retired), Chief.Hydrology Branch, Oahu, Hawaii.

These variations are within the order of magnitude until the smallest increments. plain adjacent to Hanalei Bay on the northern coast of the island of Kauai, Hawaii, as shown on plate 2.

The flood plain comprises about 1, acres, which include taro and rice fields, wooded areas, pasture land, residential and commercial buildings.

Figures 1, 2, and 3 show various views of the flood plain and the streams that contribute toFile Size: 3MB. On Octoa stream overflowed, flooding the University of Hawaii (UH) campus. On Novema possible flood-related leptospirosis case (Patient 1) was reported to the Hawaii.

the State of Hawaii. However, flood elevations on older FIRMs for Hawaii were labeled with NGVD The current vertical datums in Hawaii are Local Tidal Datum (LTD), which is based on tidal observations for each island.

LTD in Hawaii is also called local mean sea File Size: 37KB. hurricane risk assessment for the hawaiian islands Hurricanes and associated storm surges present the greatest hazard risk for the islands.

A detailed description of recent historical hurricanes in Hawaii, has been provided elsewhere at this web site (see links below). Frequency and Duration of Coinciding High Surf and Tides along the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii Patrick C.

Caldwell. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Data Centers. Pope Road, MSBUniversity of Hawaii at Manoa. Honolulu, Hawaii Phone:Fax: Email: ll. Flood forecasting. Floods -- Hawaii -- Oahu.

Meteorology -- Hawaii -- Oahu. Rain and rainfall -- Hawaii -- Oahu. Date Issued: Feb Publisher: Water Resources Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa: Citation: Schroeder TA. Meteorological aspects of the Oahu flood of 19 April Author: Thomas A.

Schroeder. Just north of the Island of Maui a magnitude earthquake caused property damaged estimated at $, Landslides occurred on Maui in addition to burst oil and water tanks.

Severe ground cracks also formed on Molokai with minor damage on Oahu, Kauai, Lanai, and the Big Island.

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