Highway re-opens after crash

LIHU‘E – Motorists can now navigate Kuhio Highway near the Kapaia Road junction following a more than two-hour closure.

The closure became necessary when a vehicle struck a utlity pole at about 1:30 p.m.

Cones have been placed in the area to allow for two-way traffic, a county press release said. Motorists are advised to drive with caution.

A utility crew remains on scene to repair the damaged pole. It is unknown when repairs will be completed.



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