Portion of Kuakini Highway closed due to downed tree

Local News

Hawaii Island police are asking motorists to avoid Kuakini Highway between Palani Road and Kaiwi Street, as that portion of the road is closed due to a downed tree that fell onto power lines.

The road will be closed for the next 8-10 hours as crews remove the tree and the downed utility pole.

Guests of King Kamehameha Kona Beach Hotel may divert through Honda dealership to access hotel parking lot.

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