Water main break closes Kamehameha Highway in Wahiawa; Crews also repairing break in Manoa


HONOLULU (KHON2) — The Department of Transportation reports that two southbound lanes on Kamehameha Hwy., between Olive St. and Avocado St., are closed due to a water main break.

Traffic was detoured around the worksite.

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Work to the main is expected to continue throughout Tuesday into the evening. Motorists should expect delays.

The Board of Water Supply are working to repair the 6-inch main break at 217 S. Kamehameha Hwy. near the Ohai Street intersection.

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Across the island, in Manoa, crews also responded to an 8-inch break at 3579 Nipo St.

As of 1:30 p.m., 37 customers were affected. A water wagon was made available at 3542 Nipo St.

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