Waikoloa Fire Update, 02 August 2018

Accessed on 02 August 2018, 1614 UTC, Post #17342.


Email message from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.


A brush fire has shut down portions of Highway 190 and is now approaching Waikoloa Village.  Here’s the update from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency:

“A message from COUNTY OF HAWAII

This is a Civil Defense message for Thursday, August 2 at 5:30 in the morning.
The Hawaii Fire Department reports the brush fire near Waikoloa continues to burn and has been kept behind the fire break away from Waikoloa Village.

On roadways;

  • Waikoloa Road is closed from Highway 190 to Paniolo Drive.
  • Highway 190 is open, drivers must use caution and reduce speed between Daniel K Inouye Highway and Old Saddle Road.
  • Road status and conditions are subject to changes without notice.
  • Avoid the area if possible.

This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.”

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Russ Roberts