Waikoloa Brush Fire Road Closure, 03 August 2018

Accessed on 04 August 2018, 0228 UTC, Post #17354.


Email message from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.


Here is the latest information on the Waikoloa Village brush fire from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.

“A message from COUNTY OF HAWAII

This is a Civil Defense brush fire road closure update for Friday, August 3 at 3:00 in the afternoon.

Hawaii Fire Department reports the following roads remain closed due to the Waikoloa brush fire:

  • Highway 190 between the Old Saddle Road junction and Kaiminani Drive.
  • Hwy 190 between Kaiminani Drive and Puu Lani Ranch is open to local traffic only.
  • Waikoloa Road between Waikoloa Village and Highway 190 junction.
  • Daniel K. Inouye Hwy between the Old Saddle Road junction and Hwy 190 junction.

For motorists traveling Hilo to Kona, use Hamakua to Waimea or Daniel K. Inouye Hwy to the Old Saddle Road junction at Mile Marker 43 detour to Waimea. Waimea through Kawaihae to Queen Kaahumanu Hwy is open. Motorist traveling south, Hwy 11 is open.

Additionally, fire crews are responding to a structural fire at the Queen Shops in Waikoloa. The extent of the fire is unknown at this time. Stay alert and away from this area. This is not related to the Waikoloa brush fire.

This station will be updated should conditions change that affect your safety.

This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.”

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Thanks for joining us today.

Until next time,

Russ Roberts