Waikoloa Brush Fire Road Closure Update, 04 August 2018

Accessed on 04 August 2018, 1549 UTC, Post #17364.


Email message from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.


Some roads near Highway 190 remain closed because of the Waikoloa Brush Fire.  Here’s the latest information from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency:

“A message from COUNTY OF HAWAII

This is a Civil Defense brush fire road closure update for Saturday, August 4 at 5:00 in the morning.

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

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

For motorists traveling between Hilo and Kona, use Daniel K. Inouye Highway to the Old Saddle Road junction at Mile Marker 43 to Highway 190, detour through Waikoloa to Queen Kaahumanu. Waimea through Kawaihae to Queen Kaahumanu Hwy is open. Motorist traveling south, Hwy 11 is open.

This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.”

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Russ Roberts