Waikoloa Brush Fire Update, 03 August 2018

Accessed on 03 August 2018, 1923 UTC, Post #17351.


Email message from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.


Here’s the latest information on the Waikoloa Brush fire which has shut down portions of Highway 190:

“A message from COUNTY OF HAWAII

This is a Civil Defense Brush Fire Road Closure update for Friday, August 3 at 5:30 in the morning.
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 thru Kawaihae to Queen Kaahumanu Hwy is open.  Motorist traveling south, Hwy 11 is open.

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

This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.”

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Until next time,

Russ Roberts