Heavy rains destroyed or severely damaged 115 Hawaii homes

Floodwaters rest along Kauai’s Hanalei Bay on April 15. (Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Verdura/U.S. Coast Guard/AP file)

HONOLULU — Last month’s record rains destroyed or did major damage to 115 homes on Kauai and Oahu islands, the state of Hawaii said Wednesday as it sought a disaster declaration from the president.