Road Closure on Highway 19, 23 August 2018.

Accessed on 23 August 2018, 1443 UTC, Post #17489.


Email message from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.

A portion of Highway 19 near Honomu has been closed because of landslides.  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 23, 2018 at 4:00am.

Hawaii Police Department reports that Highway 19 at mile 13 is closed both lanes due to a landslide near Honomu.  Department of Transportation estimates 2 hours for clearing to reopen. There are no detours in this area.

Avoid this area and stay off all roadways due to the hazardous driving conditions of poor visibility, debris on roadways and ponding or running water on roadways.

This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.”

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Russ Roberts