MAALAEA, Hawaii (KHON2) — Maui County Officials said that Honoapiʻilani Highway is now open.

Officials announced earlier that Honoapiʻilani Highway was closed.

The closure was impacting Hokiokio to Front streets at Honoapiʻilani Highway.

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Officials said that the closure was prompted by a motor vehicle accident.

Officials were asking that drivers to seek alternate routes and to avoid the area.