Brush Fire Update, 02 August 2018

Accessed on 03 August 2018, 0442 UTC, Post #17347.


Email message from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency


The brush fire continues to burn along Highway 190 near Waikoloa Village.  Here’s the current update from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency:

“A message from COUNTY OF HAWAII

This is a Civil Defense Hwy 190 / Waikaloa Road Brush Fire update for Aug. 2 at 5:45 PM.

Hawaii Police Department reports traffic is extremely backed up on Queen Kaahumanu Hwy and Kawaihae Road due to the brush fire which closed down Hwy 190 between Old Saddle Road to Puu Lani Ranch and Waikola Village to Hwy 190 Junction.  Please avoid the area if possible.  Motorists traveling west or east, please consider Hwy 11 through South Kona, Kau, and Puna as an alternate route.

Mahalo for your kokua.

This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.

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Until next time,

Russ Roberts