Daniel K. Inouye Highway reopens after two day closure due to brush fire

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HILO, Hawaii (KHON2) — Police and state Highways reopen the Daniel K. Inouye Highway at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 15.

Daniel K. Inouye Highway was closed from Old Saddle Road junction near the 42 Mile Marker to the Highway 190 junction near the Pōhakuloa Training Area from Friday, Aug. 13 to all morning on Sunday. Aug. 15.

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A brush fire started on Friday, and crews have been on scene throughout Sunday, Aug. 15.

Hawaii Fire Department, PTA, and DOFAW fire crews are still battling the fire.

 As of 1 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 15, about 320 acres have burned.

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The Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency urges driver to use Old Saddle Road as a detour.

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